Home > Football > England > Premiership > Liverpool 

Reds open to Lucas offers

Last Updated: Wed, 09 Jul 2014 10:15
Liverpool

Liverpool are prepared to listen to offers for midfielder Lucas Leiva this summer, who is interesting Italian side Napoli.

The Brazilian, who missed out on a place in his country's World Cup squad, could be heading out of Anfield after slipping down the pecking order under boss Brendan Rodgers.

After recovering from injury last term, Lucas had to settle for a place on the bench for much of the run-in with Rodgers preferring Joe Allen, Jordan Henderson and Steven Gerrard in the middle of the park.

The recent acquisition of defensive midfielder Emre Can from Bayer Leverkusen means Lucas could struggle for action again come August and his future looks uncertain.

Former Reds boss Rafa Benitez is keen on being reunited with the player he signed when at Anfield in 2007 but has yet to make an offer amid claims the Italians would prefer a season-long loan deal.

Liverpool would be open to that idea but would also listen to permanent bids in excess of £6m for the 27-year-old, who has also been linked with a move to Inter Milan.

Have you an opinion on this story? Put your money where your mouth is and claim a free £25 bet.

Related news

Allen hails Balotelli purchase

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:49

Liverpool snub Milan striker offer

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:32

Mario in line for Spurs trip

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:57

Mignolet looks for Liverpool lift

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:41

Defender facing uncertain future

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:54

Reds defender to depart

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:56

Rodgers putting faith in Balotelli

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:00

Henderson hopes for Balotelli boost

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:02

Summer signings hoping for Reds debuts

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:36

Liverpool confirm Balotelli arrival

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:29
 
© eatsleepsport.com 2010