first_imgLovren is set to be available this summer (Picture: Getty)Arsenal and Tottenham are two of several clubs interested in signing Dejan Lovren this summer, reports say.The Liverpool centre-back is about to enter the final year of his contract and the Reds will be keen to cash in on the defender rather than lose him on a free transfer next year.Italian outlet La Lazio Siamo Noi claim Jose Mourinho’s side and Arsenal are tracking Lovren, who will be available for £18million this summer.AC Milan, Lyon and Lazio are also considering a move for the Croatian, who has fallen down the pecking order at Liverpool.ADVERTISEMENTVirgil Van Dijk and Joe Gomez are Liverpool’s first-choice centre-back pairing, with Joel Matip also ahead of Lovren in the battle for a starting spot under Jurgen Klopp.AdvertisementAdvertisementLovren turns 31 in July and would like to secure a long-term deal elsewhere, even if that means taking a pay cut.Klopp blocked Lovren’s exit last summer when it appeared he would be moving to Serie A, but he has only made nine starts in the Premier League this season. Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 17 Mar 2020 10:22 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link697Shares Lovren has seen his playing time limited this season (Picture: Getty)Lovren’s last league start was Watford where Liverpool lost 3-0 in a humiliating defeat which saw the Reds’ unbeaten streak end.Mourinho and his Arsenal counter-part Mikel Arteta are planning major overhauls at their respective clubs this summer.Arteta wants to revamp his defence and midfield, while Mourinho is eager to get to work on rebuilding his Tottenham side.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityHowever, the transfer window is set to be affected by the worsening coronavirus pandemic which has caused sport across the world to grind to a halt.The Premier League has stopped football until the start of next month, but it is looking increasingly likely that suspension will be extended.UEFA is holding a crisis meeting on Tuesday to discuss what will be the fate of the Champions League, Europa League and European Championships.Euro 2020 is expected to be postponed a year, while Premier League chiefs are hopeful they can complete the season during the summer.MORE: Manchester United and Arsenal offered chance to sign Barcelona star Samuel UmtitiMORE: William Saliba will ‘have a big part to play from day one’ at Arsenal, says Mikael SilvestreFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page. Arsenal and Tottenham consider transfer moves for Dejan Lovren Comment Advertisement Advertisementlast_img

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