Liverpool close to signing Fabinho from Monaco

Liverpool are closing in on a €50m (£43.7m) deal for Monaco’s defensive midfielder Fabinho.

The two clubs have agreed a fee for the Brazilian although a final deal is yet to be completed.

Liverpool will pay €45m (£39.3m) plus a maximum of €5m (£4.3) in add-ons for the midfielder, who can also play in defence.