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16:50  12 june  2019
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Liverpool edging closer to Lille's €80m Nicolas Pepe valuation

Liverpool edging closer to Lille's €80m Nicolas Pepe valuation Liverpool have reportedly ‘moved up a gear’ in their chase for in-demand Lille winger Nicolas Pepe. According to Thursday’s edition of L’Equipe, cited by Sport Witness, the Reds are thought to be coming close to Lille’s €80m valuation of the wide man. The 24-year-old enjoyed an impressive individual campaign in France last season, scoring 22 times and providing a further 11 assists to help Lille to a second place finish in Ligue 1. Pepe’s

Weah - who is the son of Liberia president and former Ballon d'Or winner George Weah - would become the Hoops' second January arrival after Oliver Burke joined on loan until the end of the campaign from West Brom on Saturday. Brendan Rodgers is understood to be keen to bolster his

Timothy Weah has told the Daily Record that it is a “possibility” that he could move to Celtic on a permanent basis beyond his loan from Paris Saint-Germain – and Hoops fans have urged the teenager to sign on.

Weah set for permanent Lille move © Mark Runnacles/Getty Images Sport Aberdeen v Celtic - Scottish Cup Semi Final

Celtic now look unlikely to re-sign Timothy Weah from Paris Saint-Germain, with news coming out of France that he is set to make a permanent move away from the club.

According to French football writer Rich Allen, the American striker is closing in on a permanent move to join Lille.

Lille enjoyed a brilliant season during the 2018/19 campaign, finishing second in Ligue 1, 16 points behind PSG, highlighting the gulf in class throughout the division.

A first-team spot at PSG was always considered unlikely for Weah in the near future, but fans may be surprised to see the French giants cash in on him so quickly after a short period at Celtic.

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Weah , who represents the USA at International level, has actually made more starts for them that PSG with 5 international outings so far this campaign. Speaking back in September, Weah discussed his decision to opt for the French Champions and credits his mother’s influence.

Timothy Tarpeh Weah (born February 22, 2000) is an American professional soccer player who plays as a forward for French club Paris Saint-Germain.

Weah set for permanent Lille move © Mark Runnacles/Getty Images Sport Mark Runnacles/Getty Images Sport

Weah impressed with the Hoops and left supporters hoping that he could be re-signed this summer to add to the club’s attacking options next season.

It took him a while to settle in and really get going in Scotland, which is why many were hoping he could perhaps enjoy a full season on loan with the Hoops.

Liverpool make reported €80million offer for Pepe.
Liverpool have made an €80million bid for LOSC Lille star Nicolas Pepe, with the Reds offering the winger a five year deal. That’s according to Gazzetta dello Sport reporter Nicolo Schira, who suggests Jurgen Klopp is eager to conclude the deal for Pepe and has submitted an offer to Lille. Twitter: #Liverpool want to close Nicolas #Pepe. #Klopp has offered €80M to #Lille and for him a contract until 2024 (€3M pl… (@NicoSchira) © Carlos Rodrigues/Getty Images Sport Carlos Rodrigues/Getty Images Sport Pepe emerged as one of the best young talents in European football last season, scoring 23 goals and creating 12 assists in 41 appearances for the F

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