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Liverpool look set to sign Dejan Lovren as Southampton line up a bid for Everton target Bruno Ecuele Manga.
Liverpool have already had a £20m bid for the centre-back rejected by the Saints, who are reportedly holding out for £25m.
The St Mary's club have now targeted Manga as a contingency plan as Lovren continues to push for a move to Anfield.
The FC Lorient defender was a mainstay in the club's back four last season, helping them to eighth in Ligue 1 and also attracting interest from Everton.
But Southampton are to step up their interest in the 25-year-old after Lovren claims his head is already at Liverpool.
"Liverpool sent a £20m offer and they [Southampton] paid £9m for me, so they would've earned twice the amount," Lovren said.
"It was in the morning and by the afternoon the club had said I was not for sale.
"Frankly, my head is already at Liverpool."
The Reds have already signed Adam Lallana and Rickie Lambert from Southampton this summer.
Source: Daily Express
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