African All Stars Transfer News and Rumours: Liverpool step up interest in Lille star Osimhen

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Liverpool step up Osimhen interest

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is keen on signing Lille star Victor Osimhen in the summer,  Express Sport reports.

According to Express Sport, Klopp has ordered a detailed scouting report on the 21-year-old after his bright start to life in France where he has scored 10 goals in 18 Ligue 1 games.

The Nigeria international joined Lille on a five-year deal in the summer and the Stade Pierre-Mauroy outfit are not ready to consider any bids for the forward as they hope to keep at least until the end of the season.


Sheffield United chasing Eze

QPR star Eberechi Eze has emerged as a target for Premier League side Sheffield United, according to the Sun.

The 21-year-old player from Nigerian descent has been in form in the Championship, providing nine goals and four assists 24 league games.

Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur are also reportedly interested in Eze who is valued at around £12 million.


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Ghoulam set for Napoli exit

Napoli are expecting offers for Faouzi Ghoulam in January with the Algerian full-back failing to cement a spot in the starting XI.

According to reports in Italy, Ghoulam could join Inter Milan after talks with Ligue 1 club Marseille broke down.

The left-back could join Antonio Conte's side in a deal that would see Matteo Politano go the opposite way.