Liverpool closing in on deal to sign £15m Croatian wonderkid, advanced talks held

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Liverpool are said to have made an offer for Dinamo Zagreb’s Croatia international midfielder Ante Coric, with reports suggesting that the player is due for a medical on Merseyside in the next 48 hours.

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The Daily Star reports that the 19-year-old midfielder dubbed the new Luka Modric, was expected to join Manchester City before the transfer window closes, tut that deal has collapsed with Coric fearing he would not get many first-team chances.

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The report goes on to claim that Liverpool, are confident in agreeing a fee in the region of £15m for the Croatian, and that Coric is due on Merseyside in the next 48 hours for a medical.

The 19-year-old is reportedly wanted by Spurs and Everton, but it’s Liverpool who appear to have won the race for his signature, with Reds boss Jurgen Klopp a keen admirer of the midfielder’s ability to play in various positions.

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