€65m-rated Serie A star ruled out move to Liverpool

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Napoli playmaker Piotr Zielinski has all but ruled out the possibility of switching Stadio Sao Paolo for Anfield by insisting that he is keen on to remain with the Italian heavyweights.

The Merseyside Reds have been long-term admirers of the Polish playmaker and were expected to revive their interest when the summer transfer window will be re-opened in the summer

However, the 24-year-old is “happy” at Napoli and has no desire to depart from Stadio Sao Paolo if Jurgen Klopp tries to lure him at Anfield.

“New contract? I am happy at Napoli, I want to stay here five more years to help the team to improve,” Zielinski is quoted as saying by The Mirror.

“I am happy about my condition and I want to continue. [Maurizio] Sarri and [Carlo] Ancelotti are different and I want to thank Ancelotti for his trust.

“I can improve and score more goals, I try to improve every day, I want to reach the top.”

Polan midfielder has a €65m (£55.8m) release clause in his current contract at Serie A giants, where he has been since joining from Serie A outfits Udinese back in 2016.

Meanwhile,La Liga giants Barcelona have reportedly ended their pursuit in the signing of Paris Saint-Germain box-to-box midfielder Adrien Rabiot.

Frenchman will depart from the Parc des Princes on a free transfer when his current contract expires at the end of the campaign. However, he is yet to agree on a deal elsewhere despite being rumoured with a host of European teams including Premier League heavyweights, Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United.