Southampton set to sign 12m Liverpool target Davide Astori of Italy

Liverpool likely to miss out on 12m Astori with Southampton set to swoop

when there were doubts over the fitness of Andrea Barzagli.

Meanwhile, Liverpool are also struggling to close a deal with Blackpool for Tom Ince over the Championship club’s 7m valuation.

The winger impressed through 90
minutes of the Tangerines 1-1 FA Cup draw with Fulham on Saturday,
further underlining his top-flight credentials.