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Lovren happy at Southampton

Dejan Lovren has insisted he is happy at Southampton amid claims Liverpool are set to make a bid for him.

The Croatia international defender has enjoyed an excellent debut campaign in the Premier League following his move from Lyon last summer.

The 24-year-old is now set to head to the World Cup finals with Croatia, but his future is the subject of intense speculation as he is one of a number of Southampton players strongly linked with moves away from the club.

The player himself insists he knows nothing about Liverpool's reported interest, only what he has read in the media.

"I also heard something about that," he told Sportske Novosti when asked about Liverpool.

"I follow the media and I saw that Liverpool is allegedly interested in me. But that is all that I know so far.

"I feel great at Southampton and my contract is valid for the next three years.

"So the only thing I can say right now is that the club is the one who decides."