Liverpool reportedly face competition as they bid to sign Real Betis defender Aissa Mandi as a replacement for Dejan Lovren.

Centre-back Mandi is believed to be on the Reds' radar this summer after long-serving Lovren left the Premier League champions to join Zenit St Petersburg.

It has been reported that Betis have rebuffed a £9million bid from Liverpool, but have made clear an offer of £10.8m might be accepted, with Mandi having entered the final year of his contract.

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