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Liverpool FC Transfer Rumours: Argentine Winger Linked to Anfield

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Lucas Ocampos could very well become something special, but it's probably not going to be with Liverpool.

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Even if Raheem Sterling remains at Anfield this summer there's a good chance that Liverpool will look to add another versatile attacking option to the team. A potential target has emerged in Argentine winger Lucas Ocampos. The Telegraph reports that Liverpool are interested in the 20-year-old Monaco talent who spent the second half of last season on loan with Marseille.

Ocampos moved to Monaco in 2012 from River Plate for around £11 million even though he was only 18 at the time. Since then he's scored 13 Ligue 1 goals and has continued to garner attention from clubs around Europe. His skill set is very unique, as he's extremely tall and physically gifted for a winger while possessing the touch and wizardry expected of a player five inches shorter than him. West Ham are reportedly in pursuit of his services, but if Liverpool are genuinely interested in him one would think that they could steer him away from the Hammers.

The problem with Ocampos is his price tag, which will be very high considering the fee that Monaco paid to acquire him. Moreover, 20-year-old attackers with loads of competitive experience in a top tier European league aren't easy to come by and are therefore difficult to part with (as Liverpool fans sadly know all too well). Because of this it's unlikely for Liverpool to make a serious run at him, and so curious fans will likely have to track his progress from afar.