Deal Close: Unsettled Liverpool player ready to push for move away

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Liverpool’s Veteran defender Dejan Lovren has decided that his Anfield career is over, according to the reports.

The Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport reports that have this morning reported that Croatian centre-back Lovren ‘considers his English cycle closed’.

The report claims that the 30-year-old World Cup finalist would even be willing to lower his asking price in order to secure a move summer move to Serie A.

Lovren has fallen down the pecking order at Anfield with Jurgen Klopp prefers three players over him.

Joel Matip has overtaken him as the Reds second starting defensive end alongside Virgil van Dijk, with Joe Gomez named as a substitute centre-back.

Lovren cost the Merseyside Reds £20m when they lured him from Southampton back in 2014.

He has made 170 appearances for the Jurgen Klopp’s side over the past five campaigns – however, appeared in just 13 Premier League games last season as his role in the first-team declined.

Meanwhile, Liverpool centre-back Virgil van Dijk is confident Adrian can slot straight into the Reds side if first-choice stopper Alisson Becker is sidelined for significant time following a calf injury.

The Merseyside Reds are anxiously awaiting the results of a scan after Brazilian keeper hobbled off in the first half of Premier League’s opener game against Norwich. In which the Jurgen Klopp’s side cruised to a 4-1 win at Anfield with Van Dijk among the scorers after a corner kick from Mohamed Salah Dutchman’s header has found back of the net.

Alisson’s injury forced Adrian into a debut for the Reds just four days after he moved to Anfield as a free agent, having left the Hammers in the summer.

Although he is still settling in to the team, Van Dijk is confident Adrian can make an immediate impact at the Reds squad.

“I think he’s at that kind of age, that stage of his life and career that he can come in and slot in to the team pretty easy,” Van Dijk said. “He’s been through so many things in the Premier League he can just slot in pretty easy.”