Liverpool Football Club has agreed on a deal for Wolves forward Diogo Jota, with the 23-year-old set to head to Melwood to undergo a medical before completing the deal on Saturday.
The Portuguese international has scored 44 goals in 131 appearances for Wolves, will be joining the Reds in a deal worth an initial £41 million. As being reported, that fee could eventually rise to £45 million with add-ons.
Reds an even better chance of retaining their Premier League crown this term, as the forward can play in a variety of positions across the front line. And will also provide Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino with additional competition upfront.
Last week, Jota was an unused substitute in Wolves 2-0 victory over Sheffield United.
Furthermore, he was also left out of the Wolves squad by Nuno Espirito Santo for the mid-week League Cup defeat against Stoke City.
Premier League champions has also secured the signing of Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich in a deal worth up to £25m, reportedly.
The Spaniard signed a four-year contract as he takes over the No.6 jersey from the departed Dejan Lovren.
Michael Edwards has structured the Jota and Thiago deals for just around £9million this season when we are in financial difficulty.— Watch LFC (@Watch_LFC) September 18, 2020
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In a separate deal, Wolves are set to sign Liverpool’s 18-year-old Dutch defender Ki-Jana Hoever.
As being reported, Hoever’s move is expected to be worth an initial £9 million, with a possible additional £4.5 million in add-ons plus a 15 per cent sell-on clause.