Gonzalo Higuain
Higuain is reportedly unhappy with Napoli's poor start to the new season.Reuters

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is reportedly looking at a summer move for Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain after failing to get the right strikers following the departure of Luis Suarez.

Last season, the Reds did brilliantly in the English Premier League due to the superb form of Suarez, who ended the 2013/14 campaign with 31 goals in 32 appearances.

Apart from just scoring goals, Suarez's excellent link up play also allowed other Liverpool players including Daniel Sturridge and Raheem Sterling to register their names on the scoresheet, helping the Reds amass a whopping 101 goals in the Premier League last season.

All in all the Uruguayan was the most important player for the Merseyside club and his departure seems to have hit them hard.

Rodgers did make a number of signings in an attempt to fill the void left by Suarez, but none of them are in the same league as the Uruguayan.

And this has been pretty evident as Liverpool are currently struggling in the Premier League as they are currently sitting in 14th position with 2 wins, 1 draw and three defeats.

As Mario Balotelli and Rickie Lambert have failed to impress this season, Rodgers is reportedly targeting Napoli striker Higuain, who is thought to be unhappy at the Serie A side.

The 26-year-old striker, who arrived from Real Madrid for €40 million in the summer of 2013, is reportedly unsettled at Napoli due to the club's poor start to the new campaign.

Also, Higuain, who scored 17 goals in 32 Serie A appearances, helping Rafa Benitez's side finish third in the Serie A last season, is also unhappy following Napoli's failure to qualify for the Champions League group stages (they lost to Athletic Bilbao in the playoffs).

As a result, Liverpool are reportedly looking to make a move for the Argentine striker ASAP. According to the Express, Liverpool are willing to offer £30 million (€45 million) for the Argentine to lure him out of Napoli.

However, the Reds will have to manage with their current players for this season as it is believed that Napoli will only be discussing the transfer of Higuain at the end of this season.

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