Liverpool are eyeing a move for Borussia Dortmund star Marco Reus as a potential replacement for contract rebel Raheem Sterling, according to reports.
According to Sky Sports, Liverpool and Manchester City have agreed a £49m fee for Sterling, with the 20-year-old now expected to undergo a medical and agree to terms on a deal with the cashed-up Premier League giants.
The deal will hand Reds boss Brendan Rodgers cash to splash on a new signing, and Goal reports the Northern Irishman will attempt to lure the German international to Anfield.
Liverpool have already brought in Hoffenheim star Roberto Firmino in a £29m deal, but it seems the Rodgers will continue his raid on the Bundesliga with an attempt to snare the signature of Reus.
Reus handed the Reds a big boost on Thursday after Daily Express reported the German international would not sign for La Liga giants Barcelona over concerns relating to the Catalan club’s FIFA-imposed transfer ban.
The 26-year-old would have to wait until January 2016 to play for Barcelona, and would be faced with incredible competition to break into a front three containing Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez.
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