Bologna have played down speculation that Gaston Ramirez is set to leave the club, but opened the door to negotiations for interested parties.
Liverpool, Inter Milan, Manchester City and Wolfsburg are all said to be keen on the talented 21-year-old, according to Setanta Sports, although a fee in excess of £20 million could be a major stumbling block for interested parties.
Agent Pablo Betancourt has hinted that a move away from Serie ‘A’ could be on the cards in the near future for his client, but Bologna sporting director Roberto Zanzi insists nobody has made contact with the club, and that the playmaker is contracted to the Stadio Renato Dall'Ara until 2016.
"For the time being there is nothing new. We cannot forget that the player has a contract with us and we have a lot of faith in him,” Zanzi told Tuttomercatoweb.
"Whoever wants him, will have to talk to us first."
The nine-cap Uruguayan international began his career with Penarol, debuting for the Carboneros in 2008 and spending two-years at the Estadio José Pedro Damiani before making the move to Italy.
Having moved for €2.5 million just two years ago, he could now be leaving Italy for ten-times that fee this summer if an agreement can be reached with another club.
Were Brendan Rodgers to make a move for the player, Ramirez would join compatriot Luis Suarez at Anfield after his move from Ajax last January.