Report: Lucas Leiva says yes to Inter

Lucas Leiva

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva has agreed to join Italian side Inter, but Brendan Rodgers is yet to release him.

After months of speculation, Lucas Leiva's time at Liverpool could finally be coming to an end if the latest reports are to be believed.

The Brazilian midfielder has been linked with a move away from Anfield since last summer, but he has still made nine Premier League starts this season.

Napoli were said to be close to landing Lucas last August, but no deal was agreed despite protracted talks.

Inter have also been watching Lucas for some time and it seems that Roberto Mancini may land the man that Rafa Benitez never could.

The latest reports in Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport suggest that Lucas has agreed to sign for Inter and has already spoken with prospective new boss Mancini.

However, La Gazzetta states that Brendan Rodgers is reluctant to let Lucas leave at this time and could put the brakes on a deal because he feels he still needs the midfielder.

The chances of Lucas heading for Serie A seem to be around 50-50 at this stage, but we can expect developments over the next few days. 

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