Liverpool ‘speeding things up’ for ‘incredible’ midfielder – journalist
Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool are reportedly determined to sign Romeo Lavia from Southampton in the summer transfer window, according to a report.
Rudy Galetti has reported on Twitter that Liverpool are advancing in their pursuit of Southampton defensive midfielder Romeo Lavia.
The Italian journalist has claimed that after their second bid for the Belgium international, Liverpool are pushing hard for the 19-year-old.
Galetti has added that Chelsea are keen on Lavia as well, but the former Premier League and UEFA Champions League winners are not actively in talks with the Saints over the youngster, who has been described as “incredible” by Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola in the past.
Lavia has made 29 appearances in the Premier League so far in his career.
The teenager has scored one goal in those games.
Liverpool should push on with Romeo Lavia pursuit
In our opinion, Liverpool should try to get a deal done with Southampton for Romeo Lavia as soon as possible.
The Merseyside club need to increase their offer for the teenager if they are to secure his services quickly.
First of all, the new Premier League season will start soon.
If Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp wants to have all of his squad in place by then, then the club’s bosses need to get him Lavia in the coming days.
Klopp needs to be given time to work with Lavia before the new season Strats.
Secondly, Chelsea seem to be keen on the 19-year-old as well.
Liverpool will surely not want to get involved in a bidding war.
After all, it will only drive up the price for Lavia.
Liverpool will be determined to finish in the top four of the Premier League table next season as well as potentially challenge for the title.
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