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Real Madrid midfielder agrees deal with Liverpool

La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 22/08/2017

Real Madrid midfielder agrees deal with Liverpool

Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic has agreed on a verbal agreement with Liverpool for a proposed move to Anfield this summer, according to report.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has been in search for a central midfielder this summer, he has failed to land his main targets Naby Keita and Jean Michael Seri.

Klopp is now close to secure a deal with the Croatian midfielder according to Spanish outlet Diario Gol.

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The 23-year-old wants more game-time this season and could reportedly double his money at Anfield if he moves, Kovacic was reduced to a bench role at the Bernabeu as Modric, Kroos, Casimero and Isco are ahead of him in the pecking order.

Real Madrid might not be willing to sell Kovacic but could consider a loan deal just like the case of James Rodriguez who moved to Bayern Munich on a 2-year-loan earlier this summer.