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Chelsea bid for Croatia star set to blow Liverpool 'out the water'

By Surrey Mirror  |  Posted: July 21, 2014

SET TO MISS OUT? Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers - Photo by PA

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REPORTS from Croatia suggest Chelsea supremo Jose Mourinho is preparing a late bid for Southampton defender Dejan Lovren that will blow rivals Liverpool 'out the water'.

Brendan Rodgers has been an admirer of Croatia international Dejan Lovren for some time and it was thought Liverpool were close to finalising a £20-million deal for the 25-year-old.

But a rumoured late bid from west London could scupper that deal, with the Croatian media reporting Mourinho is prepared to spend big to secure Lovren's services.

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