Liverpool's Lazar Markovic in talks with Fiorentina over transfer

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The Reds expect £16 million for the Serbian, who has also attracted enquiries from Watford and Leicester City, as he readies for an Anfield exit

Lazar Markovic has been omitted from Liverpool’s 30-man travelling squad for their pre-season preparations in Germany as he is in discussions with Fiorentina over a possible transfer.

The 23-year-old, who is not part of Jurgen Klopp’s plans for the upcoming campaign, flew to Italy to assess whether the Serie A side would be the right fit for him as he carefully plots his next career move.

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Having courted him during both the winter and summer windows last year, Viola have furthered their pursuit of the winger.

Liverpool expect £16 million for Markovic, who has also attracted enquiries from Watford and Leicester City.

The Merseysiders spent £19.8m on the Serbia international in July 2014, with his switch from Benfica representing the 11th biggest outlay in the club’s history.

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He failed to make an impact at Anfield, with loan spells at Fenerbahce, Sporting and Hull City doing little to suggest he should have a future at Liverpool.

Lucas Leiva, Kevin Stewart, Andre Wisdom, Alex Manninger, Jack Dunn and Ryan Fulton have already departed this summer.

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