Liverpool Set To ‘Drop Interest’ In £85M Rated Winger Despite Agent Claiming He Wants “To Leave” Current Club

Liverpool are expected to “drop” their “interest” in Napoli winger Khvicha Kvaratskhelia after having an enquiry knocked back, according to TBR Football.

It is believed that the Reds have asked about the Georgian international’s availability recently but they are not going to hang around if his club are not willing to sell.

Kvaratskhelia’s agent has spoken out in recent days to say that his client is angling for a move away from Napoli:

“I don’t want people to think that Kvara wants to stay at Napoli. We want to leave, but we are waiting for the end of the Euros so as not to disturb Khvicha. The priority is to join a team that plays in the Champions League.”

There have been similar comments from the forward’s father but Napoli have already published an official statement saying that the winger won’t be allowed to leave this summer.

Plenty of English clubs want to sign Kvaratskhelia

In addition to Liverpool, TBR Football claim that Arsenal, Chelsea, Newcastle, Manchester United and Manchester City are also keeping close tabs on the 23-year-old’s situation.

However, it appears that they will get the same answer as Arne Slot’s side if they do make an enquiry.

Who could Liverpool purchase instead?

Leeds’ Crysencio Summerville is known to be on the Merseyside club’s radar. There have been conflicting reports about whether the Reds are interested in the Dutchman but respected journalist Fabrizio Romano says it could be a three-way race for the player, with Chelsea and Brighton also involved.

With Kvaratskhelia said to be valued in excess of €100m (£85m), Summerville would be a much cheaper solution, with Leeds believed to be holding out for around £30m. We shall see if Liverpool do make a concerted effort to snap him up.

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David Tully

David Tully

David has worked as a football reporter for the last fifteen years. Having started as an intern at Snack Media, he then went on to become a freelancer, working on various different sites. At the start of 2023, he took up his current role as content writer for National World's Football News Network.