Lazio are reportedly ready to go head-to-head with Arsenal to secure the services of Liverpool centre-back Dejan Lovren during this summer’s transfer window.
Dejan Lovren, who will be out of his current deal at the end of next campaign, is believed to be the subject of interest from both Premier Leauge clubs Tottenham and Arsenal.
However, according to Gazzetta dello Sport, Serie A giant are also eyeing the Croatia international defender and could attempt to secure his services ahead of the 2020-21 season.
The 2018 World Cup finalist has only played nine Premier League games for Jurgen Klopp’s side during the current campaign, having fallen down in the pecking order at Anfield.
The Merseyside Reds defender has featured on 184 occasions for them since arriving from Southampton back in 2014, though, and was a regular before the start of the last campaign.
Liverpool have allegedly already drawn up a three-man shortlist to replace the defender one of them has been long-term Arsenal target Dayot Upamecano, another one has been another Bundesliga defender Jonathan Tah while Jurgen Klopp keen on to lure Diego Carlos as a perfect defensive partner for Virgil van Dijk.
Meanwhile, Atletico Madrid has become the latest team to join Arsenal in the race for West Ham Star defender Issa Diop
Arsenal faces stiff competition from the La Liga giants in the battle to lure the Hammers centre-back away from the London stadium.
The centre-back has been one of the Hammers’ best players since he joined them back in 2018, He has continued to become a key player at their defensive end, and that has prompted several teams eyeing a move for his signature