Liverpool target Thomas Strakosha will likely stay at Lazio

The father of Liverpool target Thomas Strakosha has denied that his son will leave Lazio this summer and that the club will decide his future.

On Wednesday last week, Il Messaggero in Italy reported that Liverpool were interested in landing Lazio goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha, with a fee of around €30million (£26m) mentioned.

With Alisson Becker said to be priced at £70 million by Roma, the Albanian gloveman would cost £54 million less than the Brazilian.

But now, his father has said that his son is unlikely to leave Lazio this summer, with the club to decide his future.

Speaking to Panorama Sport, via Tutto Mercato Web, Strakosha Sr. said: “I haven’t [got] many comments to make about this.

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“He is happy at Lazio. It’s the club that will decide his future.”

Liverpool have been linked with a number of goalkeepers recently, with Nick Pope linked again today.

Having made two diabolical errors in the Champions League final in late May, Loris Karius’ future at Liverpool is in doubt.

Jürgen Klopp is unhappy with his options between the sticks, with Simon Mignolet set to depart this summer.

It is unclear if a new no.1 will be signed or if Klopp will give Karius another chance and sign a new backup ‘keeper.

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