Vitesse Arnhem are ready to cash in on star striker Wilfried Bony just two months after his agent claimed that he had held talks with Liverpool over a possible move.

Dalibor Lacina revealed in November that he had held talks with the Merseyside club after the impressive run of form that had seen him score some 30 goals in less than 50 appearances for the Dutch club.

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Wilfried Bony in action for the Ivory Coast [Reuters]

"Liverpool are one of the clubs who have been considering him," said Lacina, as quoted in the Metro. "We have been in talks with them. It is clear that Bony has attracted interest due to his good performances and consistency.

Bony has continued his excellent form and currently leads the scoring charts in Holland with 16 league goals coming in just 18 games.

He is currently involved in the Africa Cup of Nations and came on in their last game for Didier Drogba as Arsenal forward Gervinho grabbed a later winner for the Ivory Coast.

The 24-year-old is contracted to Vitesse until 2015 but it seems as though they would be prepared to let him leave as they have promised the striker they will listen to offers from a big club.

"We have promised Wilfried that we will consider any serious offers from him that would take him a step higher. But it must be good for both parties," said general manager Erin Kasakowski, as reported on Talksport.

"Currently we have received no bids, and frankly we would rather Wilfried stays."

Liverpool have already signed one striker in Daniel Sturridge but they have been struggling to bring another attacking player to the club.

They have had offers for Blackpool winger Tom Ince and Inter Milan 's attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho and as of yet, Sturridge remains their only signing.

The Reds have struggled in front of goal for much of the season but the excellent form of Luis Suarez has helped carry them somewhat as Fabio Borini recovered from injury.

Despite now having three striker Liverpool may well still be interested in Bony as he fits their profile of being a young player who would offer a potential sell-on value.