Reds lead Gunners in race for Frenchman.
Liverpool are hoping to swoop for the signing of Marseille striker Andre-Pierre Gignac ahead of rivals Arsenal on transfer deadline day, according to the Daily Star.
The French international has impressed in Ligue 1 this season with 14 goals in 23 appearances, and the Reds want to sign him as an upgrade on their current strike options.
Mario Balotelli and Rickie Lambert have both been poor this term, with the latter linked with a deadline day move to Hull City, and Gignac would make a fine replacement.
Arsenal’s interest in the player may have cooled after the return to fitness of attacking players such as Olivier Giroud and Theo Walcott in recent times.