Anfield side close in on Parc des Princes forward.
Liverpool hope to seal loan deal for Paris St-Germain striker Kevin Gameiro but move for Thomas Ince stalls
Liverpool are pressing ahead with a loan bid for Paris St-Germain striker Kevin Gameiro, despite the imminent arrival of Daniel Sturridge from Chelsea.
Manager Brendan Rodgers had originally lined up the Frenchman as an alternative to Sturridge, in case the deal for the England striker faltered.
But he is now keen to add even more striking power to his ranks and hopes to sign Gameiro as well to revamp his attacking
Liverpool could well do with attacking reinforcements so the idea of signing two quality additions to beef up the club’s options in the final third is a very sensible one.
Kevin Gameiro has seen his first team chances at PSG severely limited due to the arrival of a number of high-profile additions over the past 12 months with Ezequiel Lavezzi and Zlatan Ibrahimovic receiving the lions share of Carlo Ancelotti’s first team call-ups.
The versatile 25 year-old is able to play in a variety of forward roles and the former Lorient man is an experienced forward who is keen to prove his worth and may see a loan spell as a good chance to push for a permanent switch to the Anfield side.
PSG paid £8m for the instinctive finisher after a run of good form at Lorient and the French international has done reasonably well at the Ligue 1 big spenders, netting 19 goals in 57 games.
Gameiro has scored one goal in eight appearances for his national team.
Brendan Rodgers has relied far too heavily on in-form forward Luis Suarez up front and even with Fabio Borini in his squad and Daniel Sturridge reportedly on his way to the Merseyside club the PSG man could be a useful addition to the Liverpool first team set-up.
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