Liverpool are ready to make a £16million bid for Inter Milan star Mauro Icardi as their hunt for a new striker intensifies.

The Reds are desperate to land a big name forward this summer to replace Luis Suarez, and with the new season rapidly approaching, attention has turned to Icardi.

A quick and intelligent forward, the 21-year-old has often been compared to Suarez and the Daily Express says Liverpool are set to make a £16million bid.