Nigeria international Eddy Onazi has handed Everton a blow by revealing he would "jump at the chance" to play for their Merseyside rivals Liverpool.

talkSPORT told you earlier this week that Fiorentina were leading the race to land the highly rated Lazio midfielder, who has also been tracked by Everton, Wolfsburg and Hertha Berlin.

The 20-year-old is keen on a move to England - but he has his heart set on wearing the red of Liverpool.

"I would jump at the chance to play in the Premier League," he is quoted as saying on africansportonline.com.

"Liverpool? They are a huge team and are attractive to any footballer. I could see myself playing for them