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Liverpool Defender To Stay Beyond January Window After Win

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Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren will stay at the club beyond the upcoming winter transfer market in January.

According to Football Insider, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has decided to keep him at Anfield until the end of the current season.

Klopp had sanctioned his sale in the summer with a £20m transfer fee mooted before talks broke down with Italian Serie A giants AS Roma over a move for the Croatian international center-back.

Roma wanted him to replace Greek defender Kostas Manolas who had left the club to join Serie A rivals Napoli.

In the end, Roma turned to another Premier League player, Chris Smalling, who joined them on loan from Manchester United in the summer.

There are talks ongoing over a permanent deal for England international Chris Smalling according to the latest media reports from the Italian media.

On the future of Dejan Lovren, Football Insider said that his position will be evaluated at the end of the season.

Dejan Lovren has been an important player for Liverpool in the past few games as he has stepped up to be a potent center-back partner for Virgil Van Dijk in the absence of Cameroonian international star Joel Matip.