- Liverpool look to Monaco winger Thomas Lemar as Philippe Coutinho's replacement
- The Reds are set to hijack the deal from Arsenal to land the France international
- Coutinho, on the other hand, is on the verge of completing move to Barcelona
Liverpool are set to battle rivals Arsenal over the signature of Monaco winger Thomas Lemar, NAIJ.com understands.
The Reds are considering a swoop for the France international as replacement to Brazilian star Philippe Coutinho.
NAIJ.com gathered that Barcelona are looking to sign Coutinho to replace Neymar who is on the verge of joining PSG for a staggering £190million.
Anfield chiefs are reportedly resigned to losing Coutinho for a fee of about £70million and replace him with Lemar.
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NAIJ.com earlier reported that Monaco have turned down Arsenal's third bid for the French youngster.
However, Liverpool could hijack the deal for the 21-year-old from the Gunners if they are to sell Coutinho to Barcelona.
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