Liverpool are lining up a bid for PSV Eindhoven winger Zakaria Bakkali.

Inside the final year of his present deal, the 18 year-old Belgian has been dumped to PSV's 'B' team in preseason after refusing to consider new contract talks.

Sport-Magazine says Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is ready to rescue Bakkali and bring him to Merseyside.

The Reds intend to offer €8 million for the midfielder in the coming days.

Bakkali famously turned down Manchester City as a junior player when leaving Ajax.

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