One of the stars of Nice's Ligue 1 campaign last year, Brazilian full-back Dalbert, has attracted interest from a host of European clubs this summer. Liverpool and Inter Milan are believed to be leading the race to sign the defender just 12 months after completing a £1.7m move to Nice from Portuguese outfit Vitória Guimarães.
"A few months ago everybody was laughing at our release clauses, today nobody laughs anymore because release clauses are the guarantees that our players will be leaving on our conditions. We are in a comfortable position right now."
Liverpool's pursuit of Dalbert appeared to come to an end when