Reds venture up quest for PSG ace Adrien Rabiot amid Barcelona interest
LIVERPOOL are allegedly leading Barcelona in the race to catch Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot.
The French international is poised to become a free agent at the end of the season having rejected late offers to expand his stay at Parc des Princes.
According to Spanish news outlet Mundo Deportivo, the Reds have made an « intense » offer for the 23-year-old in an offer to bait him to Anfield.
Jurgen Klopp’s side are believed to face stern competition for his signature from the likes of Barca, Manchester City, Juventus and AC Milan.
The news would come as a hit to Ernesto Valverde, who felt as though the Catalan club were in post position to sign him.
Rabiot has once again starred for Les Parisiens this season – chipping in with two goals in 15 games as PSG sit best of Ligue 1 having won their opening 12 top-flight matches.
While it has additionally been asserted that Rabiot could be utilized in a swap bargain in the winter exchange window for Liverpool pro Fabinho.
As indicated by Le Parisien, the Brazilian worldwide is « exhausted » at the Merseyside club following his late spring switch from Monaco.
The 25-year-old has featured just six times under Klopp having neglected to concrete his place in the beginning XI, and would be available to a move back to France.
Liverpool will confront PSG in the Champions League on November 28, with the Premier League club defeating a 3-2 win in September.