Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is seemingly at odds with the club over his future after the Reds reportedly rejected a loan offer from the player's preferred destination, Sevilla, as they hold out for a big money permanent sale.
The Serie A outfit have registered their interest in the 28-year-old frontman, who has found his opportunities limited at Anfield so far this term.
Liverpool are reportedly keen on offloading Sturridge permanently and are after a fee of £30million.
The Liverpool striker's injury problems are well documented and have prevented him from getting an extended run in the Liverpool side over the last two seasons.
Dominic Solanke is said to have jumped ahead of him and a move away could be the only way for him to play his way back into the thoughts of England boss Gareth Southgate ahead of the World Cup in Russian Federation.
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Balague states that with Liverpool still competing on three fronts this season, manager Jurgen Klopp could keep him at the club.
This has left the former Manchester City youth product to make advances for an exit this month.
Sturridge hasn't featured for the Reds since the victory over Spartak Moscow on December 6 with Roberto Firmino firmly established as Klopp's first choice striker.
Sturridge joined Liverpool in January 2013 and has gone on to score 63 goals in 133 appearances for the club across all competitions.