PSG officials Al Khelaifi & Olivier Létang in London discussing Liverpool transfer deal

Liverpool have already acquired seven players this summer, but reports continue to link us with more.

Brendan Rodgers and the transfer committee have acquired a backup keeper in Adam Bogdan, a new right-back in Nathaniel Clyne, a wonderkid defender in Joe Gomez, two fantastic Bosman deals in James Milner and Danny Ings and £60m worth of attacking talent in Christian Benteke and Roberto Firmino – but one name continues to surface.

And that’s Lucas Digne, PSG’s French international left-back, who struggled to get into the side last year due to Maxwell.

Digne is 22-years-old, terrifically talented and as good offensively as he is feisty at the back, and if there was one position we were noticeably short, it’s probably left-back.

According to Canal-Supports.com, cited here in a tweet by Get French Football, two PSG supremos have been in England discussing transfers.

They’re closing in on signing Angel di Maria from Manchester United, and this report claims they’ve been talking to Liverpool about selling us Digne, too.

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We currently have only Alberto Moreno, the surplus to requirements Jose Enrique, and Gomez capable of playing at left-bak – so it wouldn’t necessarily harm us to secure the spot by acquiring Digne.

Moreno though is a 23-year-old Spanish international, and surely deserves another season to prove his mettle in England after signing from Sevilla in 2014. What’s more, Gomez’s pre-season form suggests it’d be similarly wrong to sign another player blocking his path to the first-team.

For a bargain fee, Digne would do no noticeable damage, but we feel we need to give Moreno and Gomez as many chances as possible to make the left-back spot their own – and having already signed plenty of new players – we should focus on developing what we already have.

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