Liverpool FC could be considering upgrading their midfield this summer transfer window. L’Equipe reports that the Reds are rumored to be eyeing a summer move for Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti.
The 30-year-old could be available if the Premier League meets the high asking price. PSG reportedly is asking for €80 million to let the midfielder exit. However, Liverpool faces stiff competition from Atlético de Madrid, who are keen on acquiring Verratti’s signature.
– Liverpool are said to be waiting in the wings for Marco Verratti this summer.
– However, Atletico Madrid are currently in negotiations with PSG for the Italian midfielder. 🇮🇹 👀 pic.twitter.com/NOWw0atMvy
— LFC Transfer Room (@LFCTransferRoom) July 18, 2023
Atlético de Madrid are also monitoring Verratti’s situation closely. While no official offers have been made as of yet, securing the services of Verratti is considered a top priority for the La Liga club.
Verratti has established himself as one of the finest midfielders in European football. Liverpool and Atlético de Madrid hope to convince Verratti to join their respective clubs.
Both clubs could garner the UEFA Euro 2020 winner to join their club by showcasing their sporting projects and ambition.
The 30-year-old may be enticed by the prospect of competing in the Premier League with Liverpool or joining a highly competitive Atlético team in La Liga.
Currently, no official offers have been made for Marco Verratti. Still, the interest from Liverpool and Atlético de Madrid indicates that a potential transfer saga could unfold as the summer transfer window remains open.