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Liverpool ready to face stiff competition from Man United for 26-year-old box-to-box midfielder – report

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Liverpool Are Confident

According to British media sources, Liverpool will have to battle off competition from Premier League rivals Manchester United for Napoli star Jorginho.

Man Utd keen on Italian

The Times, as cited by the Daily Mirror, is claiming that United are also keen on the Italian international ahead of the summer window.

The same report states that English Premier League runaway leaders Manchester City are also closely monitoring the playmaker following his good performances in the Italian Serie A.
The Reds are preparing for the potential departure of Emre Can in the summer window when the German’s contract runs out at the end of the 2017-18 season.

Liverpool are prepared to land Guinea star Naby Keita in a £48million transfer deal from German outfit RB Leipzig in 2018.

Italian to replace outgoing German

As per the same report, Klopp’s men are interested in landing Jorginho to replace the Germany international midfielder ahead of the 2018-19 League season.

The Italian has netted two goals and has provided four assists in 22 matches in Serie A this season to help AS Napoli challenge Champions Juventus for the Serie A title.

Liverpool occupy the third position on the English Premier League log after a 4-1 victory over West Ham at Anfield Stadium in the Premier League last season.

Liverpool brought in Virgil van Dijk in a £75million switch from Southampton in the winter transfer window.

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