Liverpool have third Romeo Lavia bid rejected by Southampton

Liverpool proceed to be pissed off of their pursuit of Southampton midfielder Romeo Lavia after having a 3rd bid rejected by the Championship aspect.

After their preliminary two provides of £34m plus £4m and £42m had been turned down, the Reds returned with a proposal price £46m however that too has been rejected, the PA information company understands.

Saints are understood to be searching for £50m for a participant who has made simply 29 Premier League appearances in a single top-flight season.

Negotiations are anticipated to proceed between the 2 sides.

Mohamed Salah’s agent, in the meantime, has dismissed hypothesis linking the ahead with a transfer to Saudi Arabia because the 31-year-old “remains committed” to the membership.

A report within the Middle East claimed talks had been going down between the Egypt worldwide’s representatives and Al-Ittihad a couple of deal stated to be price round £155million over two years to the participant.

Salah’s former team-mate Fabinho has already made the transfer to Al-Ittihad this summer time in a £40m switch.

In that context the £60m charge being touted for Salah – who has scored 139 objectives in 231 Premier League appearances – appeared to under-value a participant who is just 12 months right into a three-year deal which is essentially the most profitable contract in Liverpool’s historical past.

And Salah’s consultant insists the previous Chelsea and Roma ahead has no intention of leaving Anfield in any case.

“If we considered leaving LFC this year, we wouldn’t have renewed the contract last summer. Mohamed remains committed to LFC,” Salah’s agent Ramy Abbas posted on Twitter.

Salah scored and supplied an help for Diogo Jota whereas Luis Diaz additionally netted an excellent, audacious volley as Liverpool beat Darmstadt 3-1 of their closing warm-up at Preston’s Deepdale – chosen as a result of work is continuous on the Anfield Road redevelopment – earlier than their Premier League opener at Chelsea on Sunday.

Jurgen Klopp fielded a beginning XI which is prone to be the one which options at Stamford Bridge, with £35m summer time signing Alexis Mac Allister enjoying the midfield holding position with no real contenders to fill the place following the departures of Jordan Henderson and Fabinho to Saudi Arabia.

The Liverpool supervisor admits he should discover a fast repair for the weekend which is unlikely to be a long-term answer.

“In the next six days we have to find a formation for Chelsea and not for the whole season,” he stated.

Klopp accepts Mac Allister because the quantity six is way from very best however he could should be the person requested to fill in regardless of him doing his finest work, each in his quick time on the membership and beforehand for Brighton, additional ahead.

Klopp stated: “He’s a top-class player with and without the ball. In a compact formation, Alexis can play there, if it’s open should he play there? No. But he showed he is a brilliant footballer and has done really well.”

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