Liverpool are interested in Lazio midfielder Antonio Candreva. The Daily Express says reports emanating from Italy ascertain manager Brendan Rodgers is an admirer of the 26-year-old, who is holding down a regular first team spot at Lazio.

But a deal could be complicated as the player is jointly owned by with Lazio and their rivals Udinese.

It is thought that Lazio are lining up a £7 million move in order to assume complete ownership, however Liverpool are ready to fight for his signature.

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