Liverpool on red alert as club tell £24m midfielder he can leave for free

Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal have received a massive boost in the race to sign Barcelona star Arda Turan.

The 30-year-old is expected to leave the Catalan giants this summer after falling out of favour with manager Ernesto Valverde.

According to the Spanish outlet Sport, Barcelona are desperate to offload Turan this summer. Per the source the La Liga giants are even prepared to let him leave for free.

Both Liverpool and Arsenal have been linked with the Turkey international this summer by the Sun.

Meanwhile, The Spanish outlet AS have reported that United manager Jose Mourinho is keen on signing Turan.

AS goes on to state that the Mourinho has held talks with Turan and is a ‘a long term admirer of the player.’

The former Galatasaray captain has three years remaining on his contract with Barcelona. Turan provided seven assists and 13 goals in 30 appearances for Barcelona last season.

Turan made the move to Barcelona from Atletico Madrid for £24 million back in July 2015. A transfer ban meant Turan couldn’t play for Barcelona’s first-team for six months..

Barcelona take on Alaves in the Spanish League this weekend.