Liverpool to rival Arsenal in race to sign £30m-rated Croatian midfielder
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Liverpool to rival Arsenal in race to sign £30m-rated Croatian midfielder

Liverpool are reportedly interested in signing Stade Rennais midfielder Lovro Majer, with Arsenal also chasing the Croatian international.

According to the Daily Mail, the Reds are following the 25-year-old maestro, who this summer is keen to leave France for a new challenge, with the Premier League seemingly in Majer’s sights amid interest from the likes of Arsenal and Liverpool.

Lauded by Total Football Analysis as a technician with ‘excellent passing quality’, Majer played in every match for Croatia at the 2022 FIFA World Cup on their way to the semi-finals, with the Ligue 1 midfielder ever scoring in a 4-1 win against Canada.

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Valued at £30m, Majer is now emerging as a realistic summer option for many top Premier League clubs, though it appears that Arsenal and Liverpool are two early favourites for the midfielder’s signature, with the Croat no doubt eager to make a move to England.

Indeed, Liverpool’s need for new midfielders this summer could make Majer an appealing target for the Reds, especially with Jurgen Klopp’s side currently lacking any real creative figures in their current ranks beyond Thiago Alcantara and the newly-converted Trent Alexander-Arnold.

Majer could be an excellent yet risky signing for Liverpool this summer

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Majer’s stock has risen considerably this season, with the midfielder starring for Croatia at the World Cup and impressing at club-level for Rennes, and for Liverpool, the 25-year-old could be an excellent yet risky signing given his age and reported asking price.

£30m is still a decent outlay to put out for a player like Majer, and although Liverpool need more than one midfielder this summer, some supporters might be cautious about a player who has not played consistent football at the highest possible level.

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