According to a recent report from over in France, Liverpool are said to have officially joined the chase for Nicolas Pepe of Lille. The 23 year old has scored 19 goals in the league this season and seems to be only getting better as the weeks go on, with many fans and pundits alike dubbing him the next big thing. Pepe has been heavily linked with a series of top European clubs over the course of the last few months, but above all others, Chelsea are the ones who have been linked the most recently. However, if Liverpool wind up winning the Premier League and continue to showcase their interest in him, then there’s a good chance that they will be viewed as the frontrunners.

The Ivory Coast international has all of the attributes you could possibly hope for from an elite level European striker, and for him, it’s just a case of picking his final destination.