Liverpool are reportedly early frontrunners to sign Lille attacker Gervinho.
The 23-year-old Ivory Coast international has been in fine form this season as Lille pursue their first Ligue 1 title since 1954 and has attracted interest from a number of clubs across the continent.
According to skysports.com, Liverpool are 'leading the chase' for the versatile forward after initially having an offer for his services rejected in December.
Despite Liverpool recruiting Luis Suarez and Andy Carroll to the tune of £58 million during the January transfer window, the Anfield club are still on the lookout for goalscoring reinforcements and are seemingly already hard at work pursuing potential acquisitions.
Lille are likely to have a busy summer trying to resist the advances of Liverpool and others in pursuit of the their prized assets Gervinho and Eden Hazard, with the latter also a reported target for Arsenal and Real Madrid.
Hazard is also known to be on the Liverpool radar, and Damien Comolli is keen to bring the Belgian and teammate Gervinho to Anfield.
"We want a forward because we lack pace and penetration on the flanks," said the Liverpool director of football strategy on French television during the transfer window.
"Gervinho and Hazard are super players but I know the Lille board well and they won't sell in January."