Liverpool are chasing Juventus midfielder Tiago.

The People says Juve have offered former Chelsea midfielder Tiago Mendes to Liverpool as a potential replacement for Javier Mascherano.

Reds boss Roy Hodgson is bracing himself for a raid by Inter Milan on his holding midfield star as ex-boss Rafa Benitez attempts to lure him to the San Siro. And Juve have identified the gap the 26-year-old's departure would create as the answer to getting out-of-favour Tiago off their books.

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