Liverpool and Manchester City are monitoring the progress of Inter Milan full-back Cristian Chivu, according to talkSPORT.
The 31-year-old is yet to agree a new deal with the club and is out of contract next summer.
The Romanian international possesses a great deal of experience and would be available asset for both Liverpool and City.
Liverpool were reportedly interest earlier this summer, while City may be keen to add some experience to their defence.
Worth £14 million upon his move to Inter in 2007, Liverpool and City could pick him up for a cut-price.