Iago Aspas’ move to Liverpool is on the verge of being completed, despite their being a delay with the paperwork, Sky Sports report.
The Celta Vigo striker underwent a medical at Melwood on Tuesday, but returned to Spain with the deal yet to be completed.
Steven Gerrard is likely to miss Liverpool’s final two games of the season as the club are reportedly ready to bring forward his shoulder operation.
The midfielder was originally set to wait until the season is over, however, should he go under the knife earlier, his and the clubs preseason preparations would not be affected.
Liverpool manager Brendon Rodgers has revealed that he is on the lookout for “three or four” new signings in the close season.
Last summer’s transfer window ended in disappointment, with the club unable to offer any support for striker Luis Suarez after missing out on Clint Dempsey, who opted to join Tottenham Hotspur.
Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva has backed teammate Luis Suarez to be named PFA Player of the Year.
The Uruguayan striker has 25 goals in all competitions this season, and looks to be in a three way fight with Manchester United’s Robin Van Persie, and Gareth Bale of Tottenham Hotspur for the accolade.