Liverpool are ready to sign Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago for a fee of €27 million.
Thiago Alcantara linked moving to Liverpool from last season and the trade-in is now finally on the verge of finalization after the two clubs worked out an agreement.
The negotiations talk advanced after Monday when Bayern Munich wanted to illustrate to Liverpool that they want the deal to settle before the start of the Bundesliga season.
Exclusive: Liverpool agree deal to sign Spain midfielder Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich for a fee of around €30m. Talks have accelerated since Monday after #FCBayern officials made clear they wanted it done before Bundesliga start @TheAthleticUK #LFC https://t.co/HfNjTYqJlG
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Thiago also refused to sign a new contract with Bayern Munich earlier this summer and made it clear to the club that he wants to leave and make a move to Premier League.
Jurgen Klopp‘s team have finally agreed to meet Bayern Munich’s asking price of around €27m and the player is now expected to move to Anfield to very soon.
Thiago agents are still yet to finalise personal terms but Liverpool believes it will be close soon.
After the competition of Thiago move that means he’ll become Liverpool’s second signing of the summer after the getting Kostas Tsimikas from Olympiacos in early august.