Fresh reports link Liverpool with summer move for Danny Ings

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Would Danny Ings be a good fit at Liverpool next season?

Not you again! No doubt a strong majority of Liverpool fans will be rolling their eyes in frustration at growing speculation that we could make a summer move for long-time transfer target Danny Ings.

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There was heavy speculation in the final days of the January transfer window – as reported by the Daily Mail – that the Reds were on the verge of signing the Burnley striker.

While our apparent pursuit eventually ended in disappointment, it has not prevented further rumour-mongering over the last two months, most recently via the Daily Mirror.

According to the Mirror, Brendan Rodgers and co are preparing to step-up their pursuit of Ings, who will apparently replace the departing Rickie Lambert following his £4m flop of a move from Southampton.

With Fabio Borini and Mario Balotelli also among the favourites to leave the club this summer (via the Mirror), there is undoubtedly a need for a new striker at Anfield, with only Daniel Sturridge and Divock Origi otherwise remaining.

However, there remain big question marks over whether 22-year-old Ings, who has scored nine goals so far this season, would be the right fit at Anfield.

He would be available on a free transfer this summer, with his Burnley contract set to expire, although we would be required to pay a compensation fee, reported to be in the region of £5m, to the Clarets due to the player’s age.

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