01 Feb Liverpool to signal Preston North Finish defender Ben Davies
Liverpool have eased their defensive issues by agreeing a £2 million deal for Preston North Finish defender Ben Davies, sources have instructed Football4cast.
Davies, 25, will bear a medical in Liverpool on Monday earlier than finishing the transfer, which additionally consists of Anfield teenager Sepp van den Berg, 19, shifting to the EFL Championship membership on mortgage till the tip of the season.
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Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp has been pushing the membership’s recruitment team to signal a centre-half in the course of the transfer window after dropping each Virgil Van Dijk and Joe Gomez to long-term knee accidents earlier this season.
Captain Jordan Henderson has performed in defence in current weeks, together with Sunday’s 3-1 win at West Ham, with fellow midfielder Fabinho additionally being pressured to drop into the again 4 as a result of team’s harm disaster.
Preston defender Davies has made 19 appearances within the Championship this season and performed within the weekend defeat at Sheffield Wednesday.
And though he’s unlikely to be thrust straight into the Liverpool team for Wednesday’s premier league conflict with Brighton, Davies will give Klopp a lot wanted cowl on the again if, as anticipated, Liverpool full the deal earlier than Monday’s transfer deadline.