Liverpool are looking for a summer replacement for Emre Can and may have found their guy.

According to Journalist Alpha Balde, Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has given his consent to a move to Anfield following an approach from Liverpool.

The Reds have been long-term admirers of the Nigerian defensive midfielder and were also linked with a move for the player in January, but appear to have firmed up their interest ahead of the summer transfer window.

Balde states that Ndidi has been approached by Liverpool with a proposal to join them next season, and the midfielder has given his consent to the move, but the Reds still need to agree a fee with Leicester for his transfer.

Ndidi signed for Leicester from Genk in January 2017 and has helped fill the void left by N’Golo Kante the previous transfer window, making 57 appearances for the Foxes, scoring four times.

The 21-year-old has been praised for his work rate and physicality at the heart of the Leicester midfielder and now he appears to be ready to move on to bigger and better things.

Leicester shelled out £15.8m for the talented midfielder and Liverpool, given how transfer fees have inflated in recent seasons, would likely be required to pay a significantly larger fee if they are to sign the midfielder.