Report: Liverpool revive interest in Fiorentina star Josip Ilicic

- Fiorentina's Josip Ilicic celebrates his first goal against Juventus.

Tottenham Hotspur could rival Liverpool for the Fiorentina midfielder.

- Fiorentina's Josip Ilicic celebrates his first goal against Juventus.

Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur are interested in a move for Fiorentina midfielder Josip Ilicic, according to Tuttosport.

Both Liverpool and Tottenham are expected to build this summer, with the Reds in particular expected to be busy under Jurgen Klopp.

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp

One of the areas they could look to add to is midfield, and that has led them to allegedly target Fiorentina midfielder Josip Ilicic.

The Slovenian enjoyed an improved year this past season, finishing the season with 15 goals and five assists to his name in all competitions.

That has attracted the attention of the Premier League duo, according to Tuttosport, who may revive their interest in the play-maker after being linked in the past.

Tottenham's Kevin Wimmer in action with Fiorentina's Josip Ilicic

Fiorentina could sanction a sale, too, with them needing to raise funds from player sales before they can build themselves this summer.

They would be loathe to lose one of their star men though and would fight hard to keep him in Italy.

Manager Paulo Sousa is an admirer of Ilicic, and with the former Swansea City manager confirming he will stay at the club, that could see the Slovenian star stay also.

Fiorentina coach Paulo Sousa

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