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Liverpool open talks to rival Arsenal for transfer of star who’s also held positive talks with Gunners

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Liverpool have reportedly opened talks over the potential switch of Southampton midfield wonderkid Romeo Lavia.

Arsenal have additionally had constructive conversations over the potential Lavia deal, however Fabrizio Romano has now added, by way of his YouTube channel, that Liverpool are additionally registering an curiosity within the Belgium worldwide.

It appears Arsenal haven’t but formalised their curiosity with a bid to Southampton, however it will likely be attention-grabbing to see if Liverpool can now transfer forward of their rivals within the race for the 19-year-old’s signature.

Romano has acknowledged that Arsenal are persevering with to work on different priorities similar to Declan Rice and Jurrien Timber, which might clarify their Lavia pursuit cooling barely.

Liverpool might actually do with extra signings in midfield in the meanwhile, having bid farewell to James Milner, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Naby Keita on free transfers this summer season.

Romeo Lavia to Liverpool or Arsenal?

Lavia could also be one thing of a shock goal, nonetheless, as CaughtOffside columnist Neil Jones stated last week that he couldn’t see {the teenager} being a prime precedence this summer season, regardless that he might think about the participant being a superb match for Jurgen Klopp’s aspect in several circumstances.

It could be that LFC’s plans have now modified and Lavia is being extra strongly thought-about after an obvious lack of progress on Khephren Thuram, who Jones talked about as being the Reds’ more than likely signing in that place.

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