Liverpool are ready to launch a bid for Olympiacos striker Kostas Mitroglou The Mirror says head of Recruitment Dave Fallows and chief scout Barry Hunter were in Romania to watch the Olympiacos star score a vital goal as the Greeks won a tense play-off.

The pair were also in Athens to watch the first leg last week where the 25-year-old turned the tie with two stunning goals to prove his pedigree at the highest level.

Anfield's Head of Performance and Analysis Michael Edwards has also run the rule over the centre forward, with scouts from the club watching his last SIX matches - including an incredible 90th minute winner in the explosive Athens derby, which almost sparked a riot.

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