By Coral Barry
Gonzalo Higuaín is interested in moving to Liverpool this summer despite the fact they have not qualified for Europe, according to a report.
The Napoli frontman was in record breaking form this season as he set a new record for the most goals scored in a single Serie A season with a remarkable hat-trick in his final game that took him to 36 goals in 35 league games.
Higuaín smashed a record that stood for 66 years in Italy and the Mirror claim the Argentine is keen on joining Liverpool because he wants to work with Jurgen Klopp.
The 28-year-old still has two years left on his contract, but is eager for a change in scenery after netting an astonishing 91 goals in 146 appearances for Napoli since joining from Real Madrid in 2013.
Higuaín cost the Italian club £34.4million three years ago and has arguably lifted his price tag even further after three seasons of consistent goal scoring in Serie A.
The Argentina international is believed to have his sights set on the Premier League after conquering Spain and Italy and is considering Liverpool as a possible destination.
Klopp is looking to overhaul his striking options this season with Christian Benteke expected to be moved on after a disappointing debut season and questions raised about the long-term future of injury prone Daniel Sturridge.
Napoli are not expected to let their star striker go without a fight, but are rumoured to be interested in acquiring Romelu Lukaku as a potential replacement for Higuaín.
In other Liverpool news, the Reds move for another Serie A star is said to be back on.