Liverpool fans react as Lovren reportedly nears Roma switch

Dejan Lovren of Liverpool during the pre-season friendly match between Borussia Dortmund and Liverpool FC at Notre Dame Stadium on July 19, 2019 in South Bend, Indiana.

Roma reportedly want to sign the Liverpool defender.

Dejan Lovren of Liverpool looks dejected as he misses the decisive kick in the penalty shoot out during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 second leg match between Besiktas JK and...

According to a report from ESPN, Roma are closing in on a £15 million deal to sign Liverpool centre-back Dejan Lovren, and some Reds fans took to Twitter in reaction to the news.

The 30-year-old joined Liverpool from Southampton in the summer of 2014, for a fee believed to be worth £20 million, according to BBC Sport, and he has gone on to make 170 appearances in all competitions for the Merseyside outfit.

 

Lovren has been a decent servant for the Reds, but he lost his place to Joel Matip last season, and it now seems as though he's behind the Cameroonian, Virgil Van Dijk and Joe Gomez in the central defensive pecking order at Anfield.

The problem for Jurgen Klopp is that if one or two of those names suffer a serious injury, Lovren is exactly the type of player who they will need.

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Dejan Lovren of Liverpool during a training session on July 30, 2019 in Evian-les-Bains, France.

So selling him could be a very big mistake.

That's the feeling some Liverpool fans have anyway...

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