Blues & Reds could make raid on Premier League rivals.
Chelsea and Liverpool are showing an interest in signing out-of-favour Manchester City defender Micah Richards, according to the Daily Star.
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However, the 26-year-old – who is currently on a season-long loan at Serie A side Fiorentina – wants to remain in Italy and join his old manager Roberto Mancini at Inter Milan.
Richards has had an up and down career, and initially looked a terrific prospect for City, though he fell out of favour at the club in recent times prior to being loaned out.
Still, his form this season has attracted some interest, and Chelsea and Liverpool now hope to persuade him to come back to England.