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Liverpool: No bids for defensive star

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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has dismissed suggestions the club have received an offer from Napoli in an attempt to sign Martin Skrtel before the transfer deadline.

Napoli are reported to have made a £10 million bid in the hope of acquiring the services of the Slovakian centre-back, with Liverpool said to have rejected the proposal from the Italian club.

Rodgers, however, says he is unaware of any bid for Skrtel, and claims he would have been informed by the Liverpool hierarchy had there been an approach for the 28-year-old.

"No, not at all," he told reporters.

"I haven't been told anything about that whatsoever. It was mentioned this morning but it is the first I have heard of it.

"Ian Ayre, our managing director, does a terrific job and he always informs me straight away of anything. I haven't heard anything."

Liverpool seemingly face a battle to keep hold of Skrtel with Napoli backed by the significant funds received following the sale Edinson Cavani, with former Reds manager Rafael Benitez seemingly intent on signing the player.

Skrtel is not the only Liverpool central defender to be attracting interest from elsewhere, with Daniel Agger on the radar of Barcelona in their pursuit of defensive reinforcements.

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