Fulham battle Sochaux for Liverpool's Le Tallec

Fulham and Sochaux are battling for Liverpool striker Anthony Le Tallec.

Sochaux confirmed their interest in the France U21 international this week, while French sources say their nearest rivals are Fulham.

Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez wants £2.5 million for Le Tallec, who has been forced to train with the reserves since returning to preseason training this summer.

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