Liverpool are reportedly considering a summer move for Borussia Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after missing out on PSV midfielder Memphis Depay's signature.
The Reds have been pretty disappointing this season and their poor performances can mainly be attributed to lack of fire power up front following the departure of their talisman Luis Suarez to Barcelona last summer.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers did manage to bring in the likes of Mario Balotelli and Rickie Lambert to replace the Uruguayan striker, but both these signings have proved to be big flops, with the pair only managing three goals between them so far this season.
As a result, the Northern Irishman is reportedly desperate to get a new attacker in order to improve his side's chances of competing in the Premier League and other competitions next season.
The Reds had been keen to sign Depay, who is the leading scorer in the Dutch leage this season, but the Dutchman has opted to move to Liverpool's rivals Manchester United, with PSV Technical director Marcel Brands revealing that the youngster snubbed an offer from the Merseyside club.
As a result, Liverpool have been forced to look at other alternatives and according to the Daily Mirror, they are now eying a summer move for Dortmund attacker Aubameyang.
The 25-year-old had been a target for Liverpool when he was at Saint-Etienne, but Dortmund had managed to pip the Reds to the forward's signature, signing him from the Ligue 1 side in the summer of 2013 for an undisclosed transfer fee.
However, now with manager Jurgen Klopp set to leave Dortmund at the end of the season, Aubameyang is also expected to leave the Westfalenstadion this summer.
And Liverpool have reportedly already made enquiries on the Gabon international's availability this summer.
The forward's addition would certainly be very beneficial for the Reds as he is known for his terrific pace and an excellent eye for goal.
It is believed that the Reds will be offloading the likes of Mario Balotelli, Fabio Borini, Rickie Lambert, Glenn Johnson, Kolo Toure, Brad Jone, Lucas Leiva and Jose Enrique to make way for new signings this summer.