Premier League giants Liverpool are planning a shock move for Real Madrid forward Marco Asensio as they wish to have him join the Stamford Bridge as soon as the winter transfer window reopens in January.
Liverpool are in need of more additions in the attack with Origi believed to be on his way out of the club as well as adding complementing the efforts of Egyptian Mohamed Salah, Senegalese Sadio Mane and Brazilin Roberto Firmino.
Marco Asensio is a player with top quality and has the experience of playing in a top club which makes hima good fit for the Reds.
However, the Merseyside team are expected to face a battle from West London side Chelsea who are also reported to be monitoring the player with the aim of submitting a bid for him in January as well.
Marco Asensio joined Los Blancos in 2015 from Mallorca with a fee of £5 million but the Reds must be ready to pay as high as £90 million for the player whose value has skyrocket as a result of his rapid development.
Meanwhile, it is not sure if the Spanish giants will be willing to release Marco Asensio to the Premier League side as they might not be able to replace him with another top quality player.