Date: 12th June 2019 at 11:43am
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are interested in bringing ’s Croatian international to Italy, according to Dimarzio.

The report claims they have made an initial enquiry to see how much it would take to get a deal done.

Lovren has made 170 appearances for Liverpool since he made the switch from Southampton in 2014 for £22.5million.

However, he was predominantly used as a substitute for the Reds in Jurgen Klopp’s Champions League winning campaign last season, making just 13 Premier League appearances.

With Lovren currently fourth choice centre-back behind Joe Gomez, Joel Matip and Virgil Van Dijk, Klopp may see this an opportunity to sell Lovren in order to generate some extra transfer funds.

Good move for Liverpool?

It would be a poor move for Liverpool to sell their 29-year-old Croatian international. Every side needs strength in numbers and that is what Liverpool have with Lovren in the squad. With four major trophies to fight for again next season, Klopp will need a large squad in order to challenge in for cup competitions. Lovren is still relatively young at 29 for a centre-back and if injuries strike then he can definitely fill the missing gap at centre-back. However, this would be a good move if Klopp intends to bring another player in or promote a youngster in his position, as we saw with Trent Alexander-Arnold last season.

This is Futbol rating: 5/10

Likely to happen?

Lovren made 18 appearances in all competitions last year, which suggests to us that Klopp still thinks he can play a part for Liverpool. The Liverpool board will only sell Lovren for the right price and he’s still under contract until 2021. We can’t see AC Milan paying £20million for him, so we believe he will be staying in Merseyside next season.

This is Futbol rating: 4/10