Danny Ings is ready to complete a move to Liverpool despite interest from the Premier League duo of Manchester United and Tottenham, according to Goal.com.
Ings, who found the back of the net on 11 occasions in his debut campaign in England's elite division, failed to secure Burnley's status in the top flight, however it now appears that he's set to complete his big move sooner rather than later.
The young forward is, of course, set to run out of contract at Turf Moor at the end of next month, with it now appearing that he will pen a deal with Merseyside outfit Liverpool.
If the Reds manage to complete the deal, then they will still have to pay the Clarets a compensation package, with recent reports claiming that the club may well be entitled to as much as £6.5 million if the striker moves on.
Liverpool lead the race
It appears, though, that Liverpool are well and truly in the driving seat to add the striker to their ranks, but it remains to be seen as to whether the likes of Manchester United and Spurs go about stepping up their interest in his services.
Liverpool, of course, have endured a tricky campaign under the guidance of Brendan Rodgers, so it's not entirely surprising that the club are looking to make movements in the upcoming transfer window.
Ultimately, in the attacking department, the club have failed to produce the goods, with last summer's signings Daniel Sturridge and Mario Balotelli having failed to make any kind of impact. Daniel Sturridge, meanwhile, who was outstanding in the 2013/14 season, has suffered from an injury-ravaged campaign.
Ings is a start
It's not entirely surprising, then, that the club are after Ings. At the end of the day, at just 22-years of age, the English youngster has a great future ahead of him, and certainly has the ability to score goals in the Premier League for many years to come.
Of course, Ings isn't experienced enough to come in as the club's main man net season, but he'd certainly make a good option for Brendan Rodgers and Co. at Anfield.
Ings is a start, but they must sign a top-class striker if they're serious about regaining their place in the Champions League anytime soon. Aston Villa front man Christian Benteke is one man who has been linked with a move to Liverpool, and he's make a fine coup for the club.
If the Reds manage to add Ings and Benteke, and help Sturridge back to full-fitness, then they will be a far greater force next season.
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