Reported Liverpool target Lorenzo Pellegrini looks set to commit his future to AS Roma by signing a new contract.
Pellegrini was one player linked with Liverpool in the summer transfer window rumour mill.
Ultimately, no move materialised over the summer, with Pellegrini sticking around in Rome to work under the wing of new manager Jose Mourinho.
Pellegrini has already netted three goals in four appearances under The Special One. It looks as though that’s a relationship he’s keen to continue.
According to Sky Italy, Pellegrini and AS Roma are working on an extension to his contract, with both sides hoping to find an agreement.
The report notes that Pellegrini has less than 12 months remaining on his deal AND has a release clause of just €30m [£25.6m].
That release clause will be gone after an extension is signed, as per Sky Italy, with Pellegrini’s actual market value significantly higher.
Liverpool, Barcelona or any other interested party don’t appear to have much chance of signing the Italy international.
All signs point to him renewing his contract with AS Roma.