Liverpool transfer news: Jurgen Klopp rules out summer move for Napoli forward Lorenzo Insigne – ‘we will not even try it’


Liverpool transfer news: Jurgen Klopp rules out summer move for Napoli forward Lorenzo Insigne – ‘we will not even try it’

Liverpool will not be moving to sign Napoli’s Lorenzo Insigne this summer, manager Jurgen Klopp has confirmed.

Insigne, the Italy forward, has long been linked with a switch to the Premier League, and Liverpool are the latest team to express an interest in him.

Insigne has enjoyed a fruitful season for Napoli

They have been keeping tabs on the 27-year-old for much of the season, and were allegedly considering a £90million bid for Insigne in the run-up to the January transfer window.

Reports have resurfaced recently suggesting a potential summer swoop for the attacker, who has scored 13 goals and created a further seven this season, but Klopp confirmed any move for Insigne is a non-starter.

“We will not sign Lorenzo Insigne,” he said in a press conference. “He is a very good player but he has a long-term contract at Napoli.