Ligue 1 'special' talent finds Liverpool proposal 'very tempting'

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Ryad Boudebouz has admitted he would be tempted to join Liverpool should the opportunity arise.

The 20-year-old Sochaux midfielder has lit up Ligue 1 with his twinkle-toed displays - which were enough to earn him a place in Algeria's squad for the 2010 World Cup.

It has since been reported that Liverpool have been monitoring his progress with a view to launching a €4.75 million bid for his services in January.

There have also been claims that Liverpool director of football strategy Damien Comolli was so impressed with with reports he had received about the youngster that he intended to fly out to France to watch him at close quarters.

"Liverpool have shown serious interest in him and Damien Comolli will come to watch him at a game in the next two or three weeks," an insider told

"It is looking very possible that he will sign for Liverpool - he is an exciting young player who needs developing but is capable of special things."

Now, the player himself has had his say on the matter - revealing that the chance to join Liverpool would prove very difficult to turn down.

He told “If a proposal arrived from Liverpool of course I would think of it,

"Moving to Spain or England is very tempting."

Liverpool have also been linked with youngsters Mamadou Sakho and Eden Hazard as Roy Hodgson looks to build a squad for the future at Anfield.

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