Former Liverpool star Emile Heskey has become the latest name to back a move for Leicester midfielder Youri Tielemans.

Heskey believes he would 'suit the way' Jurgen Klopp's side play but concedes that his former club would need to break the bank for him.

The Reds have been linked with the Belgian in the aftermath of Georginio Wijnaldum's departure to PSG upon the end of his contract at Anfield.

Currently on international duty with Roberto Martinez's side at Euro 2020, the 24-year-old emphatically scored the winner in the FA Cup final against Chelsea.

Belgium made it two wins from two after they came from behind to beat Denmark on Thursday. The introduction of Kevin De Bruyne at half-time turned the game in their favour as he put the equaliser on a plate for Thorgan Hazard before thundering home the winner 20 minutes from time.

Wijnaldum was one of the integral figures as Klopp's side made a late surge for the top four.

The Dutchman played in every Premier League match and was often captain following Henderson's groin injury.

Heskey made the switch from the Midlands to Merseyside before the turn of the millennium, making 150 league appearances for Liverpool under the late Gerard Houllier.

And he believes Tielemans could be just the ticket for Klopp's outfit.

He said: "Tielemans is a fantastic player. Tielemans is the kind of player that would suit any midfield and any team.

"He excites you because he does the simple things very, very well - the simple passes from here to there and you look at them and think 'that was crisp, that was nice', that slide pass that sometimes gets cut out doesn't with Tielemans because he is so crisp with his passing.

"He would fit into any team."

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But speaking to Goal, he added: "The good thing for Leicester is, they don't need to sell.

"You have got to pay, and you might have to pay over the odds. Leicester don't need to sell, the player is happy.

"Winning the FA Cup helped, it would have helped even more if they had got into the Champions League but being in the Europa League is still good.

"I think he would suit the way that Liverpool play, but you would have to prise him from Leicester."