Brendan Rodgers has reportedly spent the week laying the groundwork for Liverpool to sign Roma ace Miralem Pjanic.

Rodgers left Anfield immediately after Liverpool's 3-2 win over Tottenham on Tuesday to catch a flight to Europe.

The Kop boss is believed to have headed to Rome, with pictures of him outside the Vatican emerging on social media.

And according to the Daily Mail, Rodgers did not attend a game in the capital of Italy but was working on a deal for Roma's Pjanic - a central midfielder valued at £25million.

Liverpool will need to replace Steven Gerrard this summer when he leaves for MLS outfit LA Galaxy and have been linked with a host of potential signings.

Source: Daily Express

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