Liverpool stalwart Lucas could be heading to Lazio after the Serie A outfit reportedly made a £5million bid for his services.
The 30-year-old has just one year remaining on his Liverpool contract but is expected to leave Anfield this summer.
Although Jurgen Klopp is a fan of Lucas’ versatility, it is no secret that the Reds boss is looking to strengthen his midfield and that would almost certainly leave Lucas out in the cold.
Lazio’s interest could mean the Brazilian being pulled out of Friday night’s friendly clash with Wigan.
One man who should feature in that game, however, is new boy Mohamed Salah.
The £39million signing has been granted a visa and should make his debut after missing out in Wednesday’s 4-0 thumping of Tranmere.