Dejan Lovren: Roma plotting £15m offer for Liverpool star this summer
Dejan Lovren could join Roma before this transfer window closes early month – The 30-year-old has fallen down pecking order at Anfield with Van Dijk, Gomes and Matip considered ahead of him – Lovren is also said to have agreed a pay cut to join the Stadio Olimpico Stadium outfit Italian League giants AR Roma are reportedly planning to launch a £15 million bid for Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren before transfer window shuts on September 2.
The Croatian center back made just 13 Premier League appearances with one goal credited to his name last campaign. So far this season, the 30-year-old has not been featured in any of the Reds first three victories in the EPL, and may not be considered as long as Jurgen Klopp’s favourites are fit.
However, the Giallorossi, who have been monitoring the player’s situation at Anfield might table a bid for the Croat in a bid to lure him away from the club. Super Eagles star Iwobi finally opens up on why he left Arsenal for Everton
Earlier this season according to SunSport, Lovren was on the verge of signing a £23m deal with the Stadio Olimpico outfit but the club later changed the deal for an initial loan move. And this ended their negotiations abruptly with the Merseyside club, but Corriere dello.
Sport reports that Paulo Fonseca’s side are back after failing to land Juventus’ Daniele Rugani. Reports reveal that Roma are still proposing a loan deal for the Croat but this time with an option to buy him based on his performance at the club.
‘The She-Wolf’ as they are called are looking for replacement for Kostas Manolas who joined Napoli during the course of the transfer window and Lovren seem like a perfect fit for them. He has also agreed to take pay cut as part of the deal to leave Anfield for the Italian League side this summer.
Lovren joined Liverpool from Southampton for £20m in 2014 – scoring seven goals in 170 appearances with his current deal at the club expiring in the summer of 2021. Legit.ng earlier reported that Barcelona representatives are in France as they hope to finalise Neymar’s deal with Paris Saint Germain before the transfer window shuts.