Belgian journalist Sacha Tavolieri has revealed that Liverpool are the club closest to signing Southampton midfielder Romeo Lavia. The 19-year-old midfielder moved from Manchester City to Southampton
when last summer And he has been a key player for the Saints this season. Making 26 appearances, scoring one goal and providing one assist.
Liverpool have been named as the ‘closest’ club to signing Southampton’s teenage talent Romeo Lavia this summer by a Belgian journalist.
Sacha Tavolieri was speaking on The UFABET TV‘s Transfer Insight show. When he discussed the 19-year-old, who he claimed is certain to leave St Mary’s after the Saints’ relegation from the Premier League.
The transfer insider had told LFC Transfer Room last week that the midfielder’s agent met with the Merseyside club. Who it now seems are in the strongest position to give the youngster a fresh lease of top-flight life.
Interest from many clubs, including Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal,
while Manchester City itself is reportedly considering pulling back to the Etihad Stadium again by “Sailboat The Blues have a £40m buy-back option, but that clause will be exercised in 2024.
Tavolieri said: “Yes [he is moving clubs], he is one of the big names who have shown his talent this season. He will not be part of Southampton’s projects in the Championship. I can guarantee it ′
′ At the moment, Liverpool is the closest club. (On signing for Lavia) There is currently no clear signal from Guardiola. “
It looks like Manchester is waiting to see what happens with Gundogan before they decide if they want Lavia or not.”