Report: Udinese want £15m for Liverpool target

Ukraine's Olexandr Kucher and Poland's Piotr Zielinski in action

Udinese slap a £15m price-tag on Liverpool's midfield target.

Ukraine's Olexandr Kucher and Poland's Piotr Zielinski in action

The Liverpool Echo have revealed that Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp must stump up something in the region of £15 million to sign Udinese midfielder Piotr Zielinski.

According to The Guardian, the Reds manager personally phoned the midfielder earlier this month as a £9.5 million move seemed to be in the reckoning.

- Poland's Piotr Zielinski and Ukraine's Taras Stepanenko in action

Zielinski is currently in France on international duty with Poland for Euro 2016.

The Empoli president urged the player to snub a switch to Anfield this week, according to an interview by Radio Kiss Kiss, but the Liverpool Echo report that he will not make a decision on his future until Poland's participation in the tournament has come to an end.

The report goes on to state that £9.5 million is nowhere near enough, with the Italian side demanding £15 million for his signature.

Ukraine's Olexandr Kucher and Poland's Piotr Zielinski in action

But the young midfielder is interested to work with Klopp, the Echo went on to suggest.

Liverpool are yet to do anything major this summer, signing goalkeeper Loris Karius after Joel Matip and Marko Grujic officially joined the club earlier in 2016.

They may be prove to be excellent additions, but supporters will be desperate for a little more box office about their future recruits this summer.

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp

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