Chelsea scouts have been monitoring Rennes star Ousmane Dembele, according to reports.
The Blues watched the 18 year old against Olympic Marseille last week, as per Soccerlens.
Mourinho’s men have been keeping track of the winger’s progress and was reportedly fighting competion from Manchester City for the winger’s signature last summer.
But the Metro now claims Liverpool have joined the race to sign the 18 year old. It is believed that the French international favours a move to the Merseyside and Jurgen Klopp see’s the player as one that can fit into his style of play.
The Sun claims the 18 year old has been compared to Anthony Martial who moved from Monaco to Manchester United last summer and Dembele is set to follow the path of the former Monaco striker in moving to the EPL.
The likes of Manchester City, Borussia Dortmund and Atletico Madrid have been linked with a move to sign the winger in the past.
The 18 year old is one of the hottest prospect in france and has featured twice for Rennes this season scoring 1 goal.