Torino are now reportedly open to selling Perr Schuurs for as little as (€20m) £17m, with Liverpool linked with the defender.
Arsenal, Crystal Palace and Tottenham have all been linked with the former Ajax star this summer, yet Liverpool’s interest could the most intriguing given Jurgen Klopp’s need for a new defender.
Midfield chat has dominated the Liverpool rumour mill for the majority of the summer, yet a defender could arguably be more important for the Reds heading into the new season.
And Schuurs could just be that player, with EPL Index praising the 23-year-old as an ‘immense’ player after establishing himself as one of the best defenders in Serie A with Torino.
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Moreover, this latest update could convince Liverpool to make a move for Schuurs, who could be a dream defensive signing this summer based on his style of play and age.
Liverpool have to test the waters for Schuurs this week
Time is slowly running out for Liverpool this window to sign a defender, with Schuurs now potentially available at a price that could make the Dutchman one of the bargains of the summer.
Athletic, strong and excellent on the ball, Schuurs ticks every box Liverpool are looking at in terms of a new defender, with Torino now pricing the centre-back at just £17m.
A deal might be too good to be true for Liverpool, yet the Reds must now do all they can to try and sign Schuurs before the end of the window next week.