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Liverpool open talks to sign Manchester United’s top target after FA Cup blow

Liverpool could be about to put their disappointing FA Cup semi-final exit behind them by stepping up their interest to sign PSV star and Manchester United target Memphis Depay.

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The Reds are seemingly making progress in their efforts to land the highly-rated young Dutchman, who has long been regarded as one of the most promising young players in Europe.

Although United have perhaps looked favourites to sign Depay for some time, it now seems Liverpool have moved ahead of their rivals in the race for his signature, according to the Metro.

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The 21-year-old looks a player who would fit Brendan Rodgers’ style of play perfectly, looking like a well-rounded, technically gifted goalscoring winger with great flair and technique.

PSV have accepted that they will lose their star player at the end of this season, and that seems to have seen Liverpool step up their talks to bring him to Anfield in the next transfer window.

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