Anfield side chase Brazilian.
Liverpool will challenge Tottenham in pursuit of in-form Brazilian attacker Diego Costa according to Sports Direct News.
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The Anfield side are keen to strengthen in the January transfer window as Brendan Rodgers pushes on with efforts to secure an all important top four finish.
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The 23 year old attacking midfielder, who can also play out wide, has been a massive success since moving to the Ukraine back in 2010, playing a key role in securing four domestic titles, though may now be ready to consider a fresh challenge.
With loaned in winger Victor Moses failing to make an impact and with Daniel Sturridge out with a long term injury there may well be scope for a new addition to boost the Liverpool attack and Douglas Costa could be an ideal addition to help link midfield and the club’s strike-force.
Shakhtar Donetsk may well look to prevent Costa’s exit having lost two big stars in the summer with Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Fernandinho leaving for Borussia Dortmund and Man City respectively.
Liverpool currently sit in second spot in the Premier League table following impressively convincing back to back wins over Norwich City and West Ham.
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