Thursday 18 January 2018

'Keeper Sportiello flattered by link with move to Anfield

Marco Sportiello
Marco Sportiello

Atalanta goalkeeper Marco Sportiello is flattered to be linked with Liverpool as speculation mounts over his future.

The 22-year-old has attracted attention from a number of European clubs after putting in some impressive performances for Serie A side Atalanta this season. Reports in Italy claim Liverpool are monitoring Sportiello, who is also a reported target of Inter Milan and AC Milan. "Liverpool are definitely a great club," Sportiello said. "We are talking about one of the top clubs in the world. This is my first year as a starter and I recently signed a new contract with Atalanta. My life has changed in a few months."

Liverpool are looking to sign a goalkeeper this summer with club manager Brendan Rodgers reportedly keen to increase competition for current Number 1 Simon Mignolet.

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