Since the end of Porto’s season, there’s been big doubt regarding the future of Marko Grujic, who spent the year with the Dragons on loan from Liverpool.

With the first reports claiming the Reds would demand €20m for his permanent move, it was ruled out that his purchase would be made this summer.

Now the possibility seems to be on the table again, with newspaper A Bola today writing that the player is ‘still not ruled out’ by Porto.

One of the reasons is that Sérgio Oliveira could be on his way out of the Estádio do Dragão, so the club would need to sign at least one more midfielder anyway.

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And another argument is that Liverpool are now dropping their demands for Grujic’s move. A Bola points out the price started at €20m and is now going down.

They say Grujic’s will to sign for Porto on a permanent deal could be ‘determining’, as it could convince the Reds’ board to sell the player for less.

Porto still consider the current price, which is of €15-17m, to be too much, and will continue to wait until they see some figures they can afford. They just can’t hold for too long, since Hertha Berlin are said to be interested in the player as well.