Last Updated: Thu, 09 May 2013 08:52
One of Brendan Rodgers' centre-back targets, Ajax's Toby Alderweireld, looks set to snub the club and move to Roma instead.
Rodgers has a host of defenders he is watching as he looks to rebuild his back line following the retirement of Jamie Carragher and the possible exit of Martin Skrtel.
The 24-year-old was wanted by Spurs and Newcastle as well but Liverpool were favourites however, according to reports in Italy, Roma have nipped in and done a deal ahead of their rivals.
If that is the case it will leave Rodgers fuming as he has already missed out on Brazil centre-back Dede after he moved to Cruzeiro, and so losing Alderweireld will compound his disappointment.
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