Liverpool Want Belgian Winger To Replace Sadio Mane

Jurgen Klopp reportedly wants to sign Jeremy Doku as a possible replacement for the Senegalese winger.
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A lot of the transfer talk so far has been about Liverpool replacing outgoing players. 

For instance, Georginio Wijnaldum has departed Liverpool and is preparing to join French giants Paris Saint-Germain.

Georginio Wijnaldum Crystal Palace

Georginio Wijnaldum dribbles the ball for Liverpool against Crystal Palace at Anfield.

This has left Jurgen Klopp's squad with a glaring hole that needs to be filled.

Liverpool have been linked with several players to replace Wijnaldum next season.

Brighton and Hove Albion's Yves Bissouma, Leicester City's Youri Tielemans, Borussia Monchengladbach's Florian Neuhaus and AS Roma's Lorenzo Pellegrini have all been linked with moves summer Anfield moves.

While Wijnaldum has left and Liverpool need to replace him now, Liverpool have begun looking for the future replacement of Sadio Mane.

Sadio Mane Crystal Palace Goal

Sadio Mane celebrates his goal for Liverpool against Crystal Palace at Anfield.

According to new reports from The Liverpool Echo, Liverpool are once again showing interest with a player that Jurgen Klopp has previously spoken to.

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Liverpool Want Jeremy Doku To Replace Mane

Jeremy Doku Belgium

Jeremy Doku celebrates after scoring for Belgium

According to reports, Liverpool are sounding out the possibility of signing Jeremy Doku to replace Sadio Mane.

The Belgian winger was a serious target for Liverpool before he opted to join French side Rennes.

Doku even took a tour of Anfield with a Liverpool representative and had a discussion with Jurgen Klopp.

In that discussion, Doku's father said, "[Jurgen Klopp] explained to us that Jeremy could replace Sadio Mane in a few years."

Replacing Sadio Mane would be no easy task, but if Jurgen Klopp thinks that Jeremy Doku is capable of doing so, then who am I to question it.

The young winger, at just 19 years-old, was named in Roberto Martinez's Belgium 2020 Euro squad.

Jeremy Doku after joining Rennes

Jeremy Doku after joining Rennes

An impressive display on the biggest stage of world football could see Doku make the leap to Liverpool much like his national team compatriot Divock Origi did in the 2014 World Cup.

Liverpool supporters will want to keep a close eye on Jeremy Doku's performances with Belgium as they could be an early indicator for whether Liverpool will move this summer or wait another year.