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Zielinski has been linked with Liverpool.

Liverpool reportedly bid £11.9m for Piotr Zielinski

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It’s sure to be an extremely busy summer at Anfield.

Jurgen Klopp is likely to be given a sizeable transfer budget as he attempts to turn this current Liverpool squad into his own team.

The German boss has already moved to sign both Joel Matip and Marko Grujic, who will join the club in the summer. But, it’s highly unlikely that these two players will be the only additions.

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And, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport reporter Nicolo Schira, Klopp has lodged an official £11.9 million bid for another player ahead of the summer transfer window.

That man is Piotr Zielinski.

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The midfielder is currently on loan at Empoli from Udinese and has been heavily linked with the Reds in recent weeks but it appears those rumours have been cranked up a notch with talks about an actual offer.

A couple of weeks ago, the 21-year-old hinted that he would be extremely interested in a move to Anfield.

Zielinkski's comments

“Some people say these are just the rumours. I know a little bit more about it,” he said in an interview with Polish website Futbolfejs.pl, per Liverpool Echo.

“But until now I just try to play as best as I can in Empoli to have a possible chance in June for such a big transfer move.

“I have spoken with Kuba [Błaszczykowski, who played under Klopp at Dortmund] who plays in Fiorentina now about Klopp.

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“He told me about his personality, how is Klopp to the players, gave me some tips, but nothing is known yet. I constantly have to play well in Empoli to get the interest from the bigger clubs,” he added.

It seems it’s going to be only a matter of time before this signing is officially confirmed.

Of course, Liverpool fans will be hoping for a few higher-profile signings at their club this summer. However, a lot of that will depend on whether they will be playing Champions League football next season.

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To do that, they will need to win the Europa League and face a tough task of reaching the final after they lost 1-0 to Villarreal in their first-leg in Spain.

It is bound to be another memorable European night at Anfield on Thursday as they attempt to win their first trophy since their League Cup triumph in 2012.

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