Published On: Fri, Aug 23rd, 2013

Liverpool and Galatasaray join the race to sign Fiorentina starlet

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Ljajic - Fiorentina and are the latest clubs to be linked with a move for forward as his days with the Viola begin to look numbered.

The 21-year-old’s contract is set to expire next summer and talks over a renewal have stalled as the Serbian continues to be linked with a move to .

Although Ljajic would be happy to stay at the Viola without a contract extension, it appears as though the club do not want a repeat of ’s move last summer when he joined the Rossoneri on a free transfer.

With president Andrea Della Valle declaring that “it’s difficult to see Ljajic staying with us”, Tuttomercatoweb.com reports that Liverpool and Galatasaray have joined the race to land the Serbian’s signature.

Though the forward did feature for the Gigliati in their Europa League match against Grasshopper on Thursday, the chances of Ljajic leaving the club before September 2nd continue to grow with every day that passes.

Ljajic scored 11 goals in 28 Serie A appearances for Fiorentina last season as the club finished the season in 4th place.

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- A passionate F.C. Internazionale supporter since the young age of 10, my love for the club came about on a family trip to Italy after their signing of Roberto Baggio. Much to the dismay of my father (a Milan fan) my love for the club only grew stronger and has taken me on trips to Genova and Boston to see my club in action. The greatest of these journeys was being blessed by incredible luck (to which this day I still cannot comprehend) which allowed me to travel to Madrid, see the 2010 Champions League Final in the flesh and experience a week-long trip that will probably never be surpassed. Feel free to add me on Twitter to talk about Inter, Italy or calcio in general @Boin44

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