Liverpool podcaster Tommy Lister has been sharing his thoughts on Olympique Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar and a potential move to the Merseyside club for the Frenchman.
This comes after Lister recently co-hosted the latest episode of the LFC Transfer Room Podcast where he spoke about a number of topics concerning Jurgen Klopp’s side.
On the subject of Aouar, who has been linked with a move to Anfield in the past, and a potential transfer move for him during the upcoming summer transfer window, Lister had this to say on the matter.
He said: “I think Aouar would be absolutely perfect as a [Georginio] Wijnaldum replacement.
“He’s going to be breaking up in towards his prime, he’s got time on his side. Unbelievable dribbler, passer, quality player.”
TIF Thoughts on Tommy Lister’s comments on a potential move for Aouar…
So far this season in Ligue 1, Aouar has made 23 league appearances for Lyon in which he has managed to score five goals and provide three assists along the way, earning himself an overall season rating of 6.88/10 for his performances in the process.
Would you like to see Aouar sign to Liverpool this summer?
Given how Aouar has been one of Lyon’s most impactful players in an attacking sense this season, having racked up an average of 2.5 shots per goal and 1.4 key passes per game (per WhoScored), and the fact that Klopp has recently shared his concern over his side’s lack of goals in recent weeks, perhaps a move for Aouar in the summer could be just what they need to reignite their attacking power.