Torino defender Angelo Ogbonna is flattered by reports linking him with a January move to Liverpool.

Rumours in the Italian press surrounding the €10 million-rated 23-year-old's future have gathered pace in recent days, and Merseyside is alleged to be a potential destination.

Liverpool are reported to be considering a New Year approach for Ogbonna, who is yet to make a full international appearance for Italy.

And, although Ogbonna admits that it is his ambition to play in the Barclays Premier League, he will not be distracted by the interest the Anfield club.


"I am flattered by the interest from clubs, but I will continue to work hard for Torino in Serie B," he told when questionned about Liverpool.

"Liverpool is a dream club. If they are interested in me, that is awesome. I love the Premier League and one day I might play in that league.

"We all know that it is fantastic league."

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