Liverpool ready to rival Spurs in transfer hunt for £20m title winner

According to reports from The Daily Mail, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur are both eyeing Leicester City midfielder Danny Drinkwater for a summer transfer.

The former Manchester United youngster was one of the pillars behind the Foxes unexpectedly claiming last season’s Premier League title, contributing two goals and seven assists in 35 appearances.

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The England international was left out of Roy Hodgson’s Euro 2016 squad but his impressive form last term has not gone unnoticed by some of the King Power Stadium outfit’s top flight rivals.

Last weekend, The Sun revealed that Tottenham Hotspur are considering a £20million transfer bid for the 26-year-old, amid news that talks over a new contract have stalled in the East Midlands.

But according to The Daily Mail, Liverpool have also being weighing up a swoop for Drinkwater – suggesting they could rival any offer from the Lilywhites.

However, the British newspaper expect Drinkwater to sign an extended deal with the reigning Premier League champions.

 


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