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Liverpool man reportedly in talks over a summer departure

Lucas Leiva’s ten-year Liverpool career could finally be drawing to a close after Lazio submitted a £5 million bid for the midfielder.Lazio’s interest could mean the Brazilian being pulled out of Friday night’s friendly clash with Wigan.Having joined Liverpool in 2007 for a fee of £5m, the same season as ex-Liverpool talisman Fernando Torres signed, Lucas is now Liverpool’s longest serving player at the club.Robertson already has 57 Premier League appearances to his name, in the 2014-15 and 2016-17 seasons.The Rome giants are on the lookout for a replacement for star playmaker Lucas Biglia, who is expected to join AC Milan after a bid in the region of £15million was accepted.And many Liverpool fans are devastated at seeing the Kop man leave the club this summer.Jurgen Klopp has deployed the versatile Brazilian in a number of roles during his time as Liverpool manager, featuring across central midfield and defense.According to Sky Sports News, negotiations have moved forward over the last 24 hours, and Lazio have now agreed a £5m deal with Liverpool as they look to bring the 30-year-old to the Stadio Olimpico ahead of the 2017-18 campaign.”This club made me better as a person, as a player, I have two kids born in Liverpool“.