Emerson Palmieri on Klopp's radar, £22 million could be enough to bring him to Liverpool

Lucas Biglia of SS Lazio compete for the ball with Emerson Palmieri of AS Roma during the Serie A match between AS Roma and SS Lazio at Stadio Olimpico on April 30, 2017 in Rome, Italy.

Liverpool are reportedly interested in signing the Roma man.

Jurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool looks on during the UEFA Champions League group E match between Spartak Moskva and Liverpool FC at Otkrytije Arena on September 26, 2017 in Moscow,...

Reports emanating from Italy today claim that the Reds are lining up a £22 million bid for Roma left-back Emerson Palmieri, with Jürgen Klopp keen on bolstering his options in that particular department, according to Italian media outlet Corriere Dello Sport.

Liverpool had their problems at the left side of defence last season, with James Milner filling in as an auxiliary left-back, but Alberto Moreno has returned to prominence this term, making 12 Premier League appearances for the Merseyside outfit.

Andrew Robertson was also brought to Anfield in the summer, but has made only two Premier League appearances. This suggests that maybe Klopp isn't 100 per cent happy with the Scot.

Roma's defender from Brazil Emerson Palmieri eyes the ball during the Italian Tim Cup second leg semi-final football match AS Roma vs Lazio on April 4, 2017 at the Olympic stadium in Rome.Roma's Emerson Palmieri 

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Corriere Dello Sport claim that the German is lining up a £22 million bid for Emerson Palmieri, as he looks to bolster his options ahead of such a physically demanding second half of the campaign.

Felipe Anderson of SS Lazio battles with Emerson Palmieri of AS Roma during the TIM Cup match between AS Roma and SS Lazio at Stadio Olimpico on April 4, 2017 in Rome, Italy.Emerson Palmieri 

The 23-year-old Brazilian is equally as competent when defending as he is surging forward, and would be a superb addition to the Liverpool squad.

And for just £22 million, he could turn out to be a real coup for the club.

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