Liverpool linked with up-and-coming French winger

Date published: Sunday 18th December 2016 9:56

Amine Harit: Liverpool link

Liverpool are planning to make a move for Nantes winger Amine Harit, according to reports in Italy.

AC Milan and Inter are scouting Harit, 19, who is already being tipped to become the next Ben Arfa, but Calciomercato report that Liverpool and PSG are preparing a bid for the player in January.

Harit has broken into the Nantes first team this season and has made 16 appearances in Ligue 1 and netted his first league goal on Friday night in the 2-0 win over Angers.

The French youngsters dribbling and quick feet has seen him come to the attention of AC Milan an Inter Milan but neither club is likely to make official offers in January due to financial issues and are considering waiting until the summer transfer window begins.

Liverpool and PSG though could move for the promising winger next month

Harit has three caps for the France U20 national team and is considered one of the country’s rising stars.

Reds boss Jurgen Klopp will be without wideman Sadio Mane for a month in January with the Senegal man away at the African Cup of Nations and the developing Hartit may well fit the bill as a stop-gap replacement.

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