first_imgAC Milan are set to rival Liverpool for the signing of out of favour Inter Milan defender Andrea Ranocchia.The centre-back has been heavily linked with a switch to Anfield this month but the Reds now face competition from a number of clubs in Italy and a deal is looking increasingly unlikely. Sampdoria are also interested in landing the out-of-favour Inter centre-back and now, according to Sky Italia, their city rivals have registered an interest in the 27-year-old.Ranocchia is understood to be favouring a move to another Italian club and is prepared to listen to offers from AC.Inter are reluctant to negotiate with their rivals but remain keen on offloading the defender this month, who has featured just ten times for Roberto Mancini’s side this term. 1 Inter Milan defender Andrea Ranocchia last_img read more