Liverpool are preparing an ambitious bid for Barcelona star Alexis Sanchez. The Daily Star says the Reds are preparing a last ditch £27m bid to sign Barcelona and Chile forward Alexis.

Reports earlier this week claimed that Juventus were in the driving seat after coach Antonio Conte held transfer talks with the Chilean.

However, Liverpool will surge back into contention after Brendan Rodgers gave the green light for the Reds to dwarf their previous £18m bid to lure Sanchez to Anfield.

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