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Liverpool are reportedly among the clubs interested in the signing of Verona defender Marash Kumbulla.

The 20-year-old has made 18 matches for the Serie A side this season so far, scoring a goal versus Sampdoria back in October.

A report from Italian newspaper Tuttosport (as cited by Goal.com) claimed that Manchester City and Manchester United are both interested in Marash Kumbulla.

However, according to Gazzetta Dello Sport (as cited by Daily Mail), both sides, as well as Liverpool and, are interested in the Albanian international defender who is currently rated at £25 million. This report also claims that Borussia Dortmund have observed him too.

Verona have been one of the surprise packages of the Serie A this campaign so far as the newly-promoted team managed by Ivan Juric are currently 6th in the table. They are now on an eight-match unbeaten run in league with their latest match seeing them beat Juventus 2-1.

Marash Kumbulla has done well for Verona this campaign so far, and there’s a chance other clubs might be interested in signing him. As far as Liverpool are concerned, they have some pretty good centre-backs in the likes of Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez, Joel Matip and Dejan Lovren. Hence, it seems very unlikely that the Merseyside Reds will make a move for him.