Liverpool have made an enquiry about the availability of Paris Saint-Germain's Edinson Cavani, according to the player's agent.
The Reds continue the search for a striker, following the departure of talisman Luis Suarez to Barcelona, and Cavani's representative now claims that there was an approach for his client recently.
"There was much interest in the player during the past six months. I can confirm that Cavani has heard proposals from Liverpool and Arsenal," Cavani's agent Claudio Annelluci told Uruguayan newspaper El Telegrafo.
Reds manager Brendan Rodgers is reportedly keen on a big name striker to fill the void left by Suarez, who was undoubtedly the key man behind Liverpool's successful campaign last season.
Apart from scoring a record equalling 31 goals in 32 Premier league games, the Uruguayan had also made 12 assists in the competition. Suarez's departure will certainly have a deep impact on Liverpool this season, especially now that they have qualified for the Champions League.
And so, despite making seven signings - Adam Lallana, Rickie Lambert, Dejan Lovren (all from Southampton), Emre Can (Bayer Leverkusen), Lazar Markovic (Benfica), Divock Origi (Lille) and Javier Manquillo (on loan from Atletico Madrid) - Rodgers is still on the lookout for someone to fill Suarez's shoes.
After the collapse of the deal to sign Queens Park Rangers striker Loic Remy, due to an alleged failed medical, it was reported that the Reds were lining up an £18 million bid for PSG forward Ezequiel Lavezzi.
Cavani, on the other hand, was linked with Chelsea, despite the Blues signing Diego Costa from Atletico Madrid earlier this summer.
However, now the former Napoli striker's agent has confirmed that Liverpool, along with Arsenal, have made enquires about the Uruguayan's availability this summer.
Despite claiming that his client is interested in making a move to the Premier League, Annelluci says that Cavani is yet to make a "final decision", insisting that the Uruguayan is not motivated by money.
"He would love to play in England, but has not yet made a final decision. He is not interested in money and fame, he just wants to be happy playing football."
However, Liverpool will certainly not get Cavani at a cheap rate, considering he completed a reported £53 million move from Napoli to PSG only last season.
And with Arsenal and Chelsea also interested in the striker, the cost could go up even further.