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Liverpool and Bayern Munich are in for Torino defender Angelo Ogbonna.
Reds boss Brendan Rodgers already had a battle to fight off bitter rivals Manchester United for the services of the Italy international but now the Bundesliga champions and Champions League finalists are also on his trail.
La Gazzetta dello Sport claims the centre-back is expected to depart in the summer with AC Milan also taking note and they may offer him the chance to stay in Italy.
Liverpool are in desperate need for central defenders with the imminent retirement of Jamie Carragher and they have been linked with a host of new players.