Ajax have informed Liverpool that they will need to pay £26.7 million to sign Perr Schuurs, reports the Liverpool Echo.
The Reds are looking for defensive reinforcements after the long-term injury to Virgil van Dijk and Schurrs has emerged as a primary target.
The 20-year-old is also reportedly wanted by AC Milan.
Meanwhile, Juventus boss Andrea Pirlo wants to sign Sassuolo midfielder Manuel Locatelli.
Tuttosport reports the Old Lady coach initially wanted to sign Houssem Aouar. But has now turned his sights toward the Italy international. Sassuolo want to keep the 22-year-old until at least the end of the season.
Arsenal’s payment plan for Szoboszlai deal
The Hungarian wonderkid is being pursued by the Gunners Arsenal are working on a structured payment plan to sign Dominik Szoboszlai from Red Bull Salzburg.
The highly rated Hungary international has a £23 million (€26m/$31m) release clause and the Mirror is claiming that the Gunners want to finance a deal in three payments.
There are a host of clubs interested in the forward and Arsenal’s gambit may not meet with Salzburg’s demands.