The battle for Fiorentina’s highly-rated winger Federico Chiesa is likely to be one of the biggest transfer sagas of the summer as Liverpool have also joined Arsenal in the race to secure his services.
The 21-year-old has made a huge impact in Serie A has already captained the side after breaking into their starting XI and picking up 11 caps for Italy in the process.
The forward has found back of the net six times in 28 Serie A games this season, including his goal in Fiorentina’s last outing, away to Cagliari before the international break,
His performances over the last three campaign have attracted interest from the likes of Arsenal, Juventus, PSG, Chelsea and now Liverpool, according to TeamTalk.
It has been previously claimed that Italian winger is keen on a move to Stamford Bridge, with Maurizio Sarri is believed to be a huge fan of the talented forward.
However, the Blues are now under a transfer ban and unlikely to secure his services during the summer, allowing other sides to have advantage ion the race.
The exciting prodigy is thought to be valued at £70m, and Italian club are bracing themselves for bidding war between the English top-teams.
The Merseyside Reds interest had reportedly cooled, however, it has been reignited and they are expected to be a huge part of the battle to secure his services over the summer.
Bayern Munich are another team mentioned in the Chiesa conversation,, while Arsenal are believed to have identified him as a replacement for Danny Welbeck.