Smokescreen for Depay: Liverpool fans react to news of interest in Traore & Cornet

Liverpool fans have taken to Twitter to react to the news of the club’s supposed interest in Lyon pair Maxwel Cornet and Bertrand Traore.

The Reds reportedly sent scouts to watch the duo perform in the 3-0 win over Marseille earlier in the season, as they look to add some reinforcements to the attack with Daniel Sturridge set to leave after the Champions League final.

Luis Suarez certainly had no qualms about celebrating against his former employers in the video below…

Traore, formerly of Chelsea, has scored 11 goals and recorded four assists this season for the Ligue 1 side, whilst Cornet has hit 10 goals and set up a further 5.

It was the Ivory Coast forward Cornet that fared better in front of the watching Liverpool scouts, however, hitting two goals against Marseille in that aforementioned 3-0 win.

Whilst both are good players and should be targets that excite Liverpool fans, some supporters are more interested as to why the likes of Nabil Fekir, Memphis Depay and Houssem Aouar weren’t on the radar instead.

Let’s take a look at what the Liverpool supporters have been saying…