According to the Express,
Reports suggested Liverpool were scouting the 19-year-old last season, with manager Brendan Rodgers desperate for attacking options. Arsenal have also been linked with his services too, with German forward Lukas Podolski hinting at a January exit due to a lack of playing time this season.
Diao scored five goals in 14 Serie A starts for Lazio in 2013/14, and has been regarded as a hot prospect in the future. He’s ideal for use with a strike-partner too, with the 19-year-old having created 25 chances, while boasting an 82% pass competition last season.
His value is unknown, but Lazio aren’t likely to let him leave for cheap given the promise he’s shown in Italy.
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