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Levi Colwill's dad could have Liverpool transfer say after Chelsea star's Anfield admission

Liverpool may be hoping Levi Colwill's father can get in his ear about a potential move to Anfield. Arne Slot is now approaching his first transfer window with reports suggesting that Liverpool could 'reignite' its interest in Colwill this summer.

The 21-year-old was heavily linked with a move to Merseyside last summer following an impressive loan spell with Brighton and Hove Albion. However, he opted to remain at Stamford Bridge and signed a new deal in a bid to become a regular under Mauricio Pochettino.

Colwill featured 32 times across all competitions for Chelsea and was even rewarded with a maiden England call-up by Gareth Southgate. The player did struggle with injuries towards the end of the campaign though which halted his progress somewhat.

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According to the Daily Mail, Colwill is 'liked' by Liverpool with Slot keen to bring in a versatile left-footed defender this summer. Colwill has regularly played as both a centre-back and a left-back, and fits the profile perfectly

Speaking to The Guardian before this season's Carabao Cup final, Colwill opened up about how members of his family are Liverpool supporters. “My dad, Levi, is a real Liverpool fan, he tells me all the news, injuries, the knowledge that fans have that I wouldn’t really know myself."

The Chelsea defender was then asked if ever teases his dad if Liverpool loses, where he added: "No, no. He always looks up to Gerrard so I can never do that.

"When I was on loan at Brighton last season and we won 3-0, I gave my dad a bit and he didn’t like it! That was the first time I ever played against Liverpool so to win, especially, you have to give him a bit for it.”

Liverpool.com says: While Colwill would be the perfect addition for Liverpool to make, he will likely come at an extortionate price. Due to his contract situation and undoubted talent, it might prove to be a deal that is too expensive for the Reds. It is also unclear as to whether or not Chelsea would sell to a direct rival this summer.