Liverpool favourites to land Schalke defender Malick Thiaw

Liverpool are favourites to land Schalke defender Malick Thiaw.

Arena Napoli reports Liverpool are leading the race to sign Thiaw.

The Reds are favourites to sign the Schalke centre-back ahead of the likes of Napoli, PSG, AC Milan.

They report Thiaw’s agent has opened negotiations with all three clubs, with the youngster having a £7m release clause in his contract.

The younng stopper is primarily a member of Schalke’s U19 team this season.