Liverpool are close to tying up a deal with Bayern Munich for the transfer of midfielder Thiago Alcantara, it was widely reported on Thursday.
Jurgen Klopp’s Premier League champions are in talks with the Champions League winners after being heavily linked with the Spain playmaker.
It is understood Liverpool would pay an initial fee of £20 million ($26 million) for the player, who has one year remaining on his contract at Bayern, with more to follow in add-ons.
Thiago, 29, was missing from Bayern Munich’s training session on Thursday, according to reports in Germany.
The Spain international joined Bayern from Barcelona in 2013 and...readmore