Liverpool FC could miss out on signing 26-year-old Italy international – report

Liverpool FC could lose out to Man City in the race to sign Jorginho this summer, say reports

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Liverpool FC and Manchester City target Jorginho will hold crunch talks with Napoli about his future next week, according to reports in the British media.

The Sun is reporting that the 26-year-old midfielder is set to discuss his situation with the Serie A club as he continues to be heavily linked with a move to England.

Manchester City are believed to be the front-runners interested in signing Jorginho this summer, but Liverpool FC are also said to be keeping tabs on the midfielder along with Manchester United.

According to the same story, Jorginho has “his heart set” on a move to The Etihad this summer and is expected to hold talks about the possibility of a move with Napoli chiefs in the coming days.

The same article says that Jorginho is at the top of Manchester City’s summer transfer wish-list as Pep Guardiola looks to build a team capable of retaining the Premier League title next season.

Liverpool FC are bound to be linked with a host of players in the coming weeks and months as Jurgen Klopp looks to assemble a squad capable of challenging for the Premier League next term.

The Reds finished fourth and reached the FA Cup final under the German boss this season.

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