Liverpool are ready to allow Yasser Larouci to depart this summer in search of first-team football.

Discussions have been held with a number of clubs over the permanent transfer of the 19-year-old, including promotion-chasing Championship duo Leeds United and Brentford.

Larouci has entered the final 12 months of a four-year deal he signed when arriving from Le Havre on a free transfer in 2017.

And with it understood the player has resisted signing a contract extension, Liverpool have agreed the best course is for the left-back to continue his career elsewhere with Andy Robertson ahead of him in the pecking order.

Having caught the eye during last summer's US tour, Larouci made his first-team breakthrough this term having replaced Milner early on in the FA Cup third round win over Everton in January.

The Algerian-born defender was then handed his first senior start in the 2-2 draw at Shrewsbury Town in the following round.

Larouci was regarded as one of several leading young prospects playing in France when Liverpool won the race for his signature, with Manchester United reportedly having also been interested.

He began his time at the Academy as a winger but switched to left-back at the start of the 2018-19 season for the under-18s and was part of the side that won the FA Youth Cup that season.

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Larouci progressed to the U23s this campaign and even featured up front as the Reds grappled with an injury crisis in attack.

Of the interested teams, Brentford are expected to sell current left-back Rico Henry this summer while Leeds have been playing without a left-footed player in the position for much of the campaign.