Sport Liverpool agree €55m deal for Riyad Mahrez

00:11  07 january  2018
00:11  07 january  2018 Source:   Read Sport

Liverpool not interested in Mahrez

  Liverpool not interested in Mahrez Liverpool are not interested in signing Riyad Mahrez as a replacement for Philippe Coutinho, according to Sky sources. Reports had previously suggested that the Algerian winger was close to joining Liverpool in a deal worth around £50m after the Reds agreed to sell Coutinho to Barcelona on Saturday. However, Sky sources understand there has been no contact between Liverpool and Mahrez's club Leicester City.

Liverpool to move for Riyad Mahrez if Thomas Lemar transfer fails. The report also claims that Mahrez is Klopp’s second choice should Liverpool fail to agree a deal with the Ligue 1 champions for Lemar.

Liverpool are closing in on a £49 million deal for Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez , according to reports. Earlier on Saturday, Liverpool and Barcelona agreed a £142m transfer fee for Philippe Coutinho, who has now travelled to Spain to finalise his move.

Leicester City v Huddersfield Town - Premier League © Clive Mason/Getty Images Sport Leicester City v Huddersfield Town - Premier League

Liverpool have agreed a fee of €55m (roughly £48.7m) with Leicester City for Riyad Mahrez, according to a report from beIN SPORTS in France.

The Algerian, according to the report, will have a medical with the Reds tomorrow ahead of the move.

Earlier today, it was reported by the Press Association that Liverpool were not interested in Mahrez and that they’d even contacted The Foxes to let them know that reports of their interest were wide of the mark.

However, beIN seem to think differently and are reporting that the former PFA Player’s Player of the Year will indeed make a switch to Anfield as a replacement for Philippe Coutinho who is set to become a Barcelona player in a £142m deal.

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