Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool scout star forward during Bayern v Besiktas

Scouts

Liverpool officials were present when Bayern Munich took on Besiktas on Wednesday evening to scout one star player in particular.

The reds are still on the lookout to replace Philippe Coutinho after the player left Anfield to join Barcelona in January.

While the club still have players such as Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah, the Brazilian still needs adequately replacing.

That has lead to several scouting missions ahead of the summer transfer window which will likely see the side make their move.

Though, they wouldn’t exactly have been too impressed by Besiktas’ performance on the night having been smashed 5-0.

Unfortunately for the player that Liverpool were looking at, he was on the losing side and it was a night to forget for him.

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Brazilian talent

Not only are Liverpool looking to replace Coutinho with some extra firepower, they are looking at one of his compatriots.

That compatriot comes in the form of Besiktas star Talisca who has been impressing in the Turkish league.

On loan from Benfica, the playmaker has been one of the standout players for the Turkish side this season.

While Besiktas plan to sign the player on a permanent deal in the summer, it likely won’t be easy.

That is because the player has scored four of Besiktas’ 11 goals in the Champions League so far this season.

That has lead to interest from all over and Turkish-football.com suggest Liverpool are one of them.

Whether they make their move for the player in the summer is yet to be seen but there is no doubt that he is on their list.

Amazing for Manuel Lanzini: West Ham boost before Liverpool

In the immediate term though, Liverpool have been dealt some bad news.

That comes ahead of their game with West Ham this weekend who have been given an injury boost to Manuel Lanzini.

Click here to find out what that is.