Liverpool ace firmly on AC Milan’s radar, but have stumbling blocks to get over first

The suitors are worried about availability and wage demands.

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Naby Keita is on the list of likely outgoings as Liverpool embark on a squad revamp ahead of the 23/24 campaign.

The 28-year-old is in contract until the summer, and Klopp will be looking to cut ties to fund part of his squad’s rebuild in the summer.

His time at the club has been full of ups and downs, but on his day has proven to be a good acquisition for Klopp.

These days, however, have been too few and far between as he has been reduced to a peripheral role this campaign, amassing just 486 minutes in all competitions.

According to Calciomercato, he has been offered to sign for Serie A’s AC Milan, where he would reunite with former teammate Divock Origi.

AC Milan have, however, reported some concerns regarding a possible transfer.

The Italian heavyweight have reservations over his fitness levels considering his frequent absence from the Liverpool squad since his arrival.

During his time at Anfield, the Guinean has recorded a total of 18 spells on the sidelines either through illness or injury.

Such a bad record may stand in the way of a move elsewhere with clubs tentative over his poor availability.

Once dubbed by Klopp as ‘one of the best midfielders I ever saw’, Keita’s time in Merseyside seems to have come to a lamentable end but will hopefully kick on if he were to join a different club.

Inter Milan’s sporting director, Piero Ausilio, is also keen on signing the midfielder and so we may have a battle of the Milan’s on our hands.

A bidding war between the Italian captial’s clubs may unleash in the summer, with a move away the best option for all parties involved.

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