LIVERPOOL long-term target Xherdan Shaqiri could make the switch to Manchester United ahead of the next seaosn.
Man Utd and Liverpool are both eyeing a move for Swiss forward, who is available for just £12million.
The Switzerland international playmaker, who impressed for his country at the World Cup is likely to depart from Stoke City after their relegation.
Liverpool wants the striker to provide competition for established trio Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah.
Manchester United, though, have also been linked with Jose Mourinho supposedly gushing over Shaqiri to his inner circle.
And the Liverpool Echo reported that the Reds are stalling on a transfer, despite the Red Devils reported interest.
Klopp is yet to sanction a bid for Swiss star with the German possibly pondering whether to use his budget.
The Merseyside Reds are expected to revive their interest in Lyon attacking midfielder Nabil Fekir after the World Cup tournament.
And reports in Italy have claimed that they are eyeing Serie A champions Juventus’ forward Paulo Dybala given Cristiano Ronaldo’s impending move to Juventus.
The Liverpool Echo claim Liverpool face having to decide in the coming days.
And, if Klopp continues to stall Man Utd could hijack the move for 26-year-old forward who has been in fine form at the World-cup tournament.