Liverpool continue to be linked with a host of players, as the transfer window comes into its final stages.

After recent deals for Thiago and Diogo Jota following the earlier purchase of Kostas Tsmikas, the focus is now expected to switch to outgoings.

But as fresh rumours about the potential new Anfield arrivals continue to surface, we have taken a look at the latest pieces of gossip to see what they could mean for the Reds.

Who?

Kylian Mbappe.

Where?

French football expert Jonathan Johnson has told Sky Sports News - cited via Sportsmole - that Mbappe may well end up staying in France amid continued speculation linking him with a move away from Paris this summer.

What?

Johnson said: “There's been a longstanding interest in Mbappe from Liverpool and Real Madrid. However, I don't see PSG giving Mbappe up easily.

“I think if they need to they would probably allow him to enter the final 12 months of his contract in a bid to try to persuade him to extend his stay with the club, particularly based on their performance in the Champions League last season.

“Kylian Mbappe is the future for this PSG project and I just don't see them giving him up without a fight. I don't think either of Real Madrid or Liverpool would be able to pay what PSG would even consider just to go to the table and negotiate next summer.”

Mbappe has spoken of his admiration for the current Premier League holders on a number of occasions this year with his PSG future the subject of regular speculation.

But Klopp has also stressed just how difficult a task it would be for any team to seal a deal for Mbappe - with a firm declaration that Liverpool would have "no chance" of getting him.

Last November, the boss explained: "We have nothing to say about it to be honest, but [buying] this calibre of player is difficult!

"I don't think there is a club in the world that can buy Kylian Mbappe from PSG, that is how it is. And we are involved in that too. We cannot do it, it is as easy as that. OK, from a sporting point of view, there are not a lot of reasons to not sign him, what a player he is.

"But it is about the money of course. No chance. Absolutely no chance, sorry for killing that story!"

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Who?

Ismaila Sarr.

Where?

Speaking to the club’s official media channels, Watford boss Vladimir Ivic has said he “cannot count on” Ismaila Sarr and amid continued linking him with a move away this summer.

What?

Ivic said: “At this moment I cannot count on them. That means from my first day here I am only thinking about players that are available to play.

“So what will happen before the end of the transfer window? Will they be with us or not? From the moment when I have a player that is ready to play for Watford FC, I start to count on them and I start thinking about him.

Ismaila Sarr has been linked with a summer switch to Anfield
Ismaila Sarr has been linked with a summer switch to Anfield

“If at the moment he is in another group because of different reasons I don’t count on him and I don’t think about him.”

Ivic’s claims come on the same day France Football claimed the Reds are poised for an agreement over a transfer worth €35-€40m, and will discuss personal terms with the winger.

But after the Reds completed the signing of Diogo Jota last week, it is hard to see them making anymore major signings this summer.

Sarr was understood to be on a three-man shortlist before Liverpool made their move for the Portugal international.

Who?

Houssem Aouar.

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Where?

Citing an article in the Daily Telegraph, Rousing the Kop  say the midfielder can be prised from Lyon if a suitor meets their asking price.

Aouar is said to be available for £54million but the Reds have found better value elsewhere, according to the report.

What?

Aouar's next club is not expected to be Jurgen Klopp's men though after Liverpool snared Thiago Alcantara for Bayern Munich for a fraction of Aouar's hefty valuation.

However, that doesn't mean the Lyon star won’t end up plying his trade in the Premier League this season.

Mikel Arteta is believed to be an admirer and could take the plunge but Arsenal face competition from another club in the Champions League, according to recent reports.