The Frenchman has an £8 million release clause in his contract which Le 10 Sport report the English club have triggered.
Arsenal had been interested in the player as well, and it will be interesting to see if they step in before the player’s switch goes through.
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Liverpool have unveiled their new home kit for next season, sticking with the hugely popular retro styling of the current shirt.
The reputation of the Premier League means it is the most popular and one of the most watched leagues in the world.