Serie A trio rival Premier League giants for Athletic star

Fernando Amorebieta Athletic Bilbao defenderSerie A trio Inter Milan, AC Milan and Juventus have entered the race for Athletico Bilbao star Fernando Amorebieta, according to reports from Sky Sports.

The Venezuelan international is believed to be a target for a number of Premier League clubs, including Liverpool, Arsenal and Everton with his contract set to expire at the end of the season.

Speculation surrounding the 27-year-old’s future has increased further in recent times, with news that he has failed to agree terms on a new deal with the Basque side.

As a result the San Mames outfit are unlikely to attempt to persuade him to stay, meaning that he will be free to leave at the end of the campaign.

A number of clubs across Europe are believed to be monitoring Amorbieta’s situation, and according to reports his agent is in Italy searching to discuss deals potential deals.

Liverpool, Arsenal and Everton are all keen to snap him up on a free transfer at the end of the current season.

The Reds’ need for a defender has become apparent over the course of the past few weeks, with Martin Skrtel’s drop in form leaving the club reliant on veteran Jamie Carragher.

Arsenal are also in the hunt, with Wenger considering addressing his side’s shaky backline at the end of the season.

Meanwhile Everton are thought to be interested, with the Toffees looking to bring in star names in a bid to break into the top four.

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