Liverpool are reportedly interested in Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Havard Nordtveit.
The Norwegian international is out of contract in the summer and is unlikely to sign a new deal with the Bundesliga club.
The 25-year old spent three years at Arsenal before joining Monchengladbach in 2010 for a transfer fee of around £800,000.
Since then he has established him in the senior squad of the club and has made more than 200 appearances.
He recently confirmed that he has no updates on a new deal with the club. He said: “I really meant (my future will be sorted in) weeks, not a week. Now my adviser is already currently on holiday; then we’ll see. There is no new update.”
Club’s sporting director Max Eberl also revealed that he remains optimistic about keeping Nordtveit at the club. However, he accepted that Monchengladbach might up end up losing their player if a Premier League club come knocking on the door.
He told Sport Bild: “We made him a very, very good offer and I am still optimistic that we can keep Howie. When it comes to the money, (against Premier League teams) we have no chance.”
Jurgen Klopp will raid Bundesliga in the summer as the board approved a major budget for summer signings. His close connections to players will make the difference in many transfer races.