Liverpool midfielder Marko Grujic is Sassuolo’s most important goal to interchange Manuel Locatelli, ought to the Italy worldwide depart this summer time.
Juventus are set to carry additional talks this week with their Serie A rivals, with the Euro 2020 champion additionally attracting curiosity from Arsenal.
Sky in Italy report a deal probably value as a lot as £40m, together with add-ons, was beforehand being mooted for the midfielder, who is predicted to maneuver on throughout this summer time’s switch window.
Grujic has been with Liverpool since 2016 however is but to even cross 10 Premier League video games for the membership, who worth him at round £13m.
He’s again in pre-season coaching with the membership, who’re at present away in Austria and can play a sequence of friendlies subsequent week.
Grujic spent two seasons (2018/19 and 2019/20) on mortgage within the Bundesliga with Hertha Berlin and final season in Portugal on mortgage at FC Porto, who would even be taken with a return.
However Sassuolo are nice admirers of the 25-year-old Serbia worldwide and, even earlier than any Locatelli funds, can be in a monetary place to supply Grujic a brand new everlasting dwelling.
Sassuolo head of recruitment Davide Cangini is a long-standing admirer of Grujic since his time on the scouting workforce at Atalanta, who made an method for the participant two years in the past.
Liverpool fixtures 2021/22: Norwich on opening weekend
Liverpool will kick off the 2021/22 Premier League season with a visit to tackle newly-promoted Norwich Metropolis at Carrow Street on August 14, reside on Sky Sports activities.
Jurgen Klopp’s facet, who completed in third place final season, host Chelsea and champions Man Metropolis on August 28 and October 2 respectively, earlier than they face Man Utd at Previous Trafford on October 23.
The primary Merseyside derby of the season takes place at Goodison on the night of November 30, whereas Leeds United go to Anfield on Boxing Day, earlier than the Reds convey within the New 12 months by taking up Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on January 1.
Liverpool host arch-rivals United on March 19, earlier than key clashes in opposition to Metropolis on the Etihad on April 9 and Everton at Anfield on April 23, whereas they conclude the marketing campaign at dwelling to Wolves on Might 22.