Liverpool edge Milan as the most likely candidates to sign Inter's Mateo Kovacic, though their offer is still a little short.
The 21-year-old was sought after by the Nerazzurri's city rivals, even though a move in that sense would enrage the supporters.
The Reds are reportedly also interested in Kovacic and the move would be substantially less controversial.
The Daily Telegraph is running the line that Liverpool are now willing to offer €25m for the Croatian.
While this still doesn't quite match the €30m that Inter are asking for the player, it's near enough to make them a preferable option, certainly if the alternative is represented by Milan.
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