The transfer window tends to throw out some curveballs over the course of the summer, and one has landed on Liverpool’s doorstep.
The Liverpool Echo reports that the Merseyside outfit have taken an interest in Gent winger Moses Simon.
The Nigeria international is expected to come relatively cheap if the Reds get their way as the publication claims that the 22-year-old will cost around £10m due to the fact that he has one year left on his contract.
A number of Premier League clubs are believed to be tracking Simon, who predominantly plays on the left wing but can feature on either side.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will be looking to add strength in depth to his squad in order to alleviate pressure on the team’s front three of Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane.
The club moved swiftly to tie down the signature of Fabinho from Monaco, so perhaps it will not take long for another new arrival to come through the welcome gates.
The link to pacy Simon, who scored six goals and registered three assists last season, has been met with surprise by some fans, while others are happy with the news.