Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is buoyed to learn that Ivan Rakitic has not signed a new contract with Sevilla
The Reds have been long term admirers of the Croatian midfielder but any hope of making a possible summer move seemed uncertain when media claimed Rakitic had put pen-to-paper on an extension with Sevilla.
However, the 26-year-old midfielder has responded to those claims in the past few days, saying that no deal has been discussed and that has led a number of interested parties to re-ignite their interest.
And, [FDN] understands that Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is buoyed by the news and will contemplate a serious offer this summer. (SportDirectNews)
Liverpool will do well to sign up the man