Liverpool fans at the bar in the Football Transfer Tavern are still head over heels for their German boss Jurgen Klopp, the main thing they love about the former Dortmund man is his passion, and that is showing through in his perseverance on this particular deal.
According to reports from Portugal (via Sport Witness) the Reds are refusing to give up in their quest to bring Sporting Lisbon midfielder, Joao Mario to Merseyside.
Portuguese newspaper A BOLA is reporting that despite seeing a €40m offer for the right winger turned down, Liverpool are still pressing on.
The Portuguese outfit value their man, who is also a reportedly a target for European giants Real Madrid and Inter Milan, at €60m although they have conceded they are unlikely to get that sort of money for him.
The Portuguese international impressed in France this summer, helping his side to their first ever major tournament triumph in their history.
Liverpool fans, we want to hear from you! What do you make of this deal? Would you like to see the Euro 2016 winner at Anfield? Let us know in the comments below…
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