Sources: Liverpool player set to quit after rival club table five-year offer tripling his salary
Bobby Adekanye is set to quit Liverpool after being offered a triple-your-money contract by Lazio, Football Insider understands.
The Dutch youth international, 20, is in talks to join the Serie A big hitters as he prepares to leave Anfield when his contract expires at the end of the season.
A Lazio source has told Football Insider that Lazio have offered Adekanye a five-year contract worth around £17,000-a-week before tax.
This is triple what the Liverpool Under-23 ace is earning at the Premier League leaders, who he joined from the Barcelona youth ranks in the summer of 2015.
Adekanye, who is predominantly a right-sided forward, has spoken of his desire to leave Anfield in order to get senior game time and he is now set to depart on a Bosman summer free.
As reported by Football Insider, the Nigeria-born youngster has rejected a three-year deal offered by Liverpool in recent weeks and the club have responded by freezing him out of their Under-23s side.
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Lazio are in pole position to sign Adekanye ahead of Dutch club Willem II, who are eager to take him back to the country where he learned the game.