Not Ruggani: Liverpool plotting £22m bid for 23-year-old Juventus ace

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Juventus have reportedly told Liverpool that it will take at least £22m to sign Marko Pjaca this term.

The Merseyside Reds are believed to be in the market for another attacking midfielder after their move for France international forward Nabil Fekir broke down earlier this summer, with the Reds boss Jurgen Klopp identifying Pjaca as a possible target.

The 23-year-old spent the second half of last campaign on loan at German giants Schalke 04 and is free to leave the club as Serie A champions Juventus look to raise funds for a summer overhaul following the expectations of big money arrival.

The Italian champions are hopeful of securing the services of Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid for £88m, and have also been rumoured with a £130m move for Sergej Milinkovic-Savic who is currently playing for their Serie A rivals, Lazio.

Gazzetta dello Sport claimed that they have quoted Liverpool £22m for Pjaca, who is currently at the World Cup tournament, where his country have reached the semi-finals and face England for the ticed to the finals.

Pjaca has made move to Juventus back in 2016 however, has only made 20 appearances for the first team.