Liverpool transfer news roundup: New Lavia bid, Nakamura rejection, Kessie linked

Thursday's here and so are the latest Liverpool transfer rumours. Dig in...

Liverpool are 'almost ready' to submit a new bid for Romeo Lavia totalling £45m including add-ons, according to Fabrizio Romano.

Belgian transfer reporter Sacha Tavolieri says the Reds are in a hurry to get Lavia in the squad for their trip to Singapore this week. This one looks like it actually happening...

The Times' Paul Joyce says that Fabinho is still expected to join Al-Ittihad, despite the transfer hiccups there, and will not join the Reds on their pre-season trip to Singapore as things stand.

90min report that the reason for the deadlock in negotiations was over payment structure of the £40m deal. Read more on that here.

Meanwhile, Liverpool have been name-checked as a possible destination for Barcelona's Franck Kessie by Mundo Deportivo.

French site Foot Mercato claim the Reds saw a £6m bid for LASK and Japan forward Keito Nakamura rejected.

The agent of Danish left back prospect Patrick Dorgu has said it is 'very likely' that Liverpool will make a bid for his client, in an interview with Sport Italia.

Speaking of agents, Sofyan Amrabat's representative told Voetbal Primeur that there are 'two or three clubs' his client is open to, amid Liverpool and Man Utd links.

The Athletic say the Reds are happy to wait until next summer to sign a new centre back, if they can't find the right player this summer — and are unlikely to spend big if they do enter the market.

The same publication says young right back Conor Bradley is set to sign a new three-year deal at Liverpool.

And lastly, Jordan Henderson has promised he will be a Red until the day he dies, in a goodbye video on Instagram, after his move to Al-Ettifaq (finally) became official.

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