Liverpool will make a bid to secure the services of La Liga outfits, Athletic Bilbao star Iker Muniain next summer after Jurgen Klopp earmarked him as an ideal addition to his team, according to the sources.
As well as being captain, the 26-year-old forward is also key for his side with his goal contributions as he has managed to found back of the net four times in 13 La Liga games so far this campaign.
According to Don Balon, Jurgen Klopp likes the look of Bilbao captain – possibly as a long-term replacement for Adam Lallana who has been recently rumoured with a big-money move to China and has convinced the Reds hierarchy to bid for him at the end of the campaign.
The source claim that Jurgen Klopp has been keeping tabs on the forward– who has been at Bilbao all his career – since Marcelo Bielsa was in charge and the Klopp now believes that Munian – as well as being captain – the player has developed a maturity that would be a real addition to Liverpool.
What’s more, German manager is believed to be fond of Muniain’s ability with the ball, the Spanish forwrd having the ability to make a difference going front as well as fit in in a fast-paced style of play the Reds are playing currently.
As per the report, The Merseyside Reds will tempt Muniain by offering to double his €2m salary.
Barcelona are also believed to have shown interest in 26-year-old forward in the past.