Liverpool are interested in signing Wolves forward Diogo Jota before the summer transfer window closes.

The 23-year-old was omitted from Nuno Espirito Santo's squad for Thursday's League Cup defeat to Stoke City for unspecified reasons, the manager simply declaring: "he wasn't available".

But the grounds for his absence may well have become clearer after it emerged that he is the subject of interest from the Premier League champions.

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