Marko Grujic has touched base on Merseyside for a restorative in front of his proposed £5.1m move to Liverpool.
The Reds concurred the arrangement with Red Star Belgrade before Christmas and the 19-year-old midfielder made a trip to England at the weekend to conclude the move.
The Serbia U21 global – who was additionally an individual from Serbia’s FIFA U20 World Cup winning side in 2015 – is not anticipated that would finish his exchange before Tuesday after which he will rejoin Red Star on credit until the end of the season.
Grujic seemed to affirm the news at the weekend when he posted on his Facebook account: “On fourth January I will end up being a Liverpool player.”
Liverpool battled off late enthusiasm from Russian clubs CSKA Moscow and Zenit St Petersburg – who were putting forth over £7m – after individual intercession from Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp.
Schalke guard Joel Matip, who is out of agreement toward the end of the season, is likewise answered to be a late spring exchange focus for Liverpool yet there is still a lot of work to be done to sign the German-conceived Cameroon universal.
The Press Association says there are no less than two French clubs in front of Liverpool in the running for the 24-year-old while Schalke have not surrendered trust the inside back will sign another arrangement.