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Midfielder Would "Jump at the Chance" to Play for Liverpool

Liverpool may or may not actually be interested in Lazio midfielder Ogenyi Onazi, but Ogenyi Onazi is interested in them. Which could be good if they are.

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Liverpool fans playing transfer bingo can mark off another box on their card, as a player no sources close to the club have suggested there is any interest in has let it be known that he is interested in Liverpool. In this case, it's Lazio midfielder Ogenyi Onazi doing the talking.

The 21-year-old broke into Lazio's first team last season, showing promise in a defensive midfield role for the Coppa Italia winning side. It is rumoured that it would take £10M to pry him away from Lazio. Predictably, Spurs are rumoured to be Liverpool's main competition.

"They are a huge team and would be attractive to any footballer," said the talented youngster when asked about rumours in the Italian press linking him with a move to Anfield this summer. "I could see myself playing for them. I would jump at the chance."

Onazi has a goal and two assists in 28 league appearances for Lazio this season. He is already a fixture for the Nigerian national team, having played a key role in their 2013 Africa Cup of Nationals triumph and being named to the squad for this summer's World Cup.

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