Liverpool FC are considering a late swoop to sign Cagliari midfielder Nicolo Barella before transfer deadline day next week, according to a report in Italy.
Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport, as quoted by the Daily Mirror, is reporting that the Reds are interested in a potential last-ditch swoop to sign the 21-year-old.
The same article states Liverpool FC are considering a move to sign Barella but the Champions League runners up will face competition for the Cagliari star.
According to the same story, Serie A duo Inter Milan and AS Roma are interested in the Italian midfielder, while Atletico Madrid and Lyon are also keeping tabs on Barella.
Liverpool FC have been busy in the summer transfer window so far as German head coach Jurgen Klopp managed to bolster his squad ahead of the new Premier League campaign.
The Reds signed Brazil international Fabinho in a £39m deal from Ligue 1 side AS Monaco to improve their options in the middle of the park.
Liverpool FC spent £48m on Guinea international Naby Keita from Bundesliga side RB Leipzig after agreeing a deal last summer.
Xherdan Shaqiri moved to Liverpool FC in a cut price £13.5m deal from Stoke City following the Potters’ relegation.
Liverpool FC made Alisson Becker the most expensive goalkeeper in the world in a £67m deal from AS Roma.