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Liverpool midfield Lucas Leiva insists he has no knowledge of any approach from Internazionale

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Liverpool midfield Lucas Leiva insists he is not aware of any approach from Internazionale.

The 27 year-old, who has been capped 24 times by Brazil and is on Head Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari's reserve list for next month’s World Cup, has had a mixed season.

Injuries and a change of position for Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard to Lucas’s preferred holding role have limited him to just 20 Premier League starts.

With his role now seemingly as a squad player, rumours have suggested he could move on this summer with Inter, who need a replacement for the departing Esteban Cambiasso, believed to be keen.

“I can say that at the moment I have received no offers,” Lucas told FcInterNews.it, as reported by Football Italia. “Liverpool have never contacted me regarding this possibility.

“So I can’t say there is a chance of me going to Inter, because I am under contract at Liverpool. Serie A definitely is a great League though.”

Should Lucas join Inter, he would find himself playing alongside Seleção team-mate Hernanes, who he considers a friend.

“Us playing together one day? I have known Hernanes for a long time and we have already played together many times at international level,” he continued.

“He is a fantastic player and a wonderful person.”

Lucas has been with Liverpool since July 2007, when they signed him from Grêmio for £5 million. The Dourados native has made over 240 appearances for the Reds and won the 2011-12 League Cup.

 
 

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