Transfer report: Liverpool join list of clubs looking at Italy defender

first_img1 Andrea Ranocchia Liverpool have joined the growing list of Premier League clubs who are reportedly keen on a January move for Inter Milan defender Andrea Ranocchia.Tottenham, Everton, Newcastle and Southampton are all keeping close tabs on the 27-year-old, who looks set to leave the San Siro after falling down the pecking order.Ranocchia has played just 70 minutes of Serie A action so far this term and, with manager Roberto Mancini hoping to make a clutch of new signings when the window opens, the centre-back could be one of the first out of the door.According to sources in Italy, Liverpool are the latest club hoping to tempt him to the Premier League but they will face stiff competition from within England for his signature.Southampton almost landed him during the summer but he decided instead to stay put in Italy. However, after playing so few minutes this season, he is reportedly ready to reconsider his future.And that could be good news for new Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp, who will want to make his mark on the squad during the January transfer window.last_img read more