Liverpool and Arsenal are reportedly both set to battle each other for Gremio superstar Luan, whose move to Spartak Moscow has collapsed.
Liverpool target Quincy Promes has ruled out a switch to Anfield, insisting the thought of moving away from Spartak Moscow never crossed his mind.
Liverpool are preparing to make a final push to sign Quincy Promes in the January transfer window as the race for the Premier League title intensifies.
After missing out on the signing of Julian Draxler, Jurgen Klopp is turning to Dutch forward Quincy Promes in a bid to strengthen his attacking line going into what promises to be an intense second half of the 2016-17 Premier League campaign.
The Reds are said to be monitoring the Dutch international as Jurgen Klopp eye's reinforcements in January.
Andre Villas-Boas's Russian league leaders Zenit St Petersburg face their first serious test this season as they look to defend their perfect record against FC Krasnodar on Saturday.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is eager to sign at least one defensive midfielder in January and he has planned a £9.5m move for Spartak Moscow starlet Romulo.
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