Italians chase Liverpool midfielder and it's not Sissoko!

According to reports on Sky Sports this evening, Italian side Palermo are interested in Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva.

Lucas has failed to nail down a first team place at Anfield since joining in the summer, although he has impressed a large majority of the Reds fans.

Palermo have been alerted by the lack of first team football for the 21-year old at Anfield and are interested in bringing him to the Seire A although it is unlikely Reds boss Rafa Benitez will let him go.

I have to say I have been impressed by Lucas in his brief appearances for the Merseyside club. He is only young and I am sure he has a big future at the club, although he may grow frustrated at the current situation, ie, the amount of quality midfielder at the club, and decide to leave.