Liverpool line up ambitious move for Bayern Munich star Mario Gotze

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Liverpool are said to have taken an interest in bringing Bayern Munich forward Mario Gotze to the club this summer, according to the Metro.

The Reds are undergoing a dramatic facelift in the off season, having already brought in seven new faces so far in the transfer window, and following the £49m sale of Raheem Sterling (via BBC) they have some cash in their pocket that they are looking to spend.

And now, according to a report in the Daily Telegraph, Liverpool could be ready to splash a portion of that cash on Gotze after they were alerted to his possible availability.

The Telegraph claim that Gotze wants out at Bayern following a number of clashes with the club’s senior management, and The Reds are just one of a number of European clubs plotting a move for his services.

The Metro has him valued at £49.6m, which would eat up the entirety of the fee they received for Sterling. However, with Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke due to undergo a medical with the club this week with view of completing a £32.5m move (via Daily Mail), Liverpool may have to dig into their pockets a little deeper.

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