Reports: Liverpool adds Divock Origi, close to signing Lazar Markovic

Monday July 7th, 2014

Liverpool has reached a transfer agreement with French club Lille for striker Divock Origi, according to a report from BBC SportThe fee for the 19-year-old, who became the Belgium national team's youngest goal scorer in World Cup history when he converted a late goal against Russia in group play, could be as high as €10 million.

Liverpool is also hoping to land Serbian midfielder Lazar Markovic from Portuguese club Benfica, who could cost as much €25 million. Markovic and the Reds appear close to coming to terms on a deal.

The English club -- which recently acquired striker Rickie Lambert and midfielders Adam Lallanna and Emre Can -- is reportedly close to selling star striker Luis Suarez to Barcelona for €75 million. Liverpool is also pursuing Chilean midfielder Alexis Sanchez and Croatian defender Dejan Lovren.

-- Chris Johnson


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