Liverpool have launched a bid for Dynamo Kyiv striker Andriy Yarmolenko. The Daily Star says the Reds have made a £19.7m bid for Yarmolenko, according to reports in Italy.

AC Milan had also shown an interest in Yarmolenko but his agent has insisted his client wants a move to the Premier League.

Yarmolenko's representative Mikhail Gulordava said: "He would like to follow in the footsteps of [Andriy] Shevchenko. Premier League clubs are also interested."

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