£60 million star eyes Chelsea move as Klopp opens door for Sarri to sign Insigne
Liverpool target Lorenzo Insigne would prefer a move to Chelsea at the end of the season if he decides to leave Napoli.
Maurizio Sarri never quite managed to get his summer transfer business done before the season started having arrived so late, and only manged to acquire the services of Mateo Kovacic, Kepa and Jorginho.
But he is expected to spend a bit more money in the summer transfer window, if they can get their transfer ban overturned, to really establish us as Premier League title contenders, as many pundits believe they do not have the strike-force or defence to challenge Liverpool and Manchester City.
And one player that is high up on the shopping list if former player Insigne, who was linked with a move to Chelsea in the summer but never managed to hold talks about a possible move as Napoli did not want to lose another one of their best players to Sarri.[the_ad id=”164″]
However, Corriere Dello Sport say Insigne’s future is up in the air as Napoli head coach Carlo Ancelotti aims for a squad overhaul at the end of the season, with Liverpool interested in a deal
However, Insigne is believed to prefer a reunion with Maurizio Sarri at rather than a switch to Anfield, as the Italian boss coached Insigne in his time at Napoli.
Meanwhile, Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool will not sign Lorenzo Insigne.
Reports in the British media on Thursday claimed Liverpool were leading the chase for Insigne, with Napoli said to be ready to cash in at the end of the season to raise funds in order to complete their transfer business.
However, Klopp dismissed the idea, suggesting that Liverpool will not even try to tempt the star to Anfield.
He told Sky Sports news: “We will not sign Lorenzo Insigne. He’s a very good player, but I guess he has a long-term contract at Napoli and we will not even try.”
“It’s always more difficult [to improve] the better the team gets, but it’s a good sign.
“Transfers are not there to excite the people; actually the job is to improve the team. Training is the best way to do it, and if you have to sign somebody, you sign somebody.
“The team is pretty well balanced. Our plans are not for the public. Will it be the biggest transfer window of LFC? No, probably not, but I think you would have been surprised if I’d said yes.
“Our eyes are always open; we always look.”