Divock Origi to Liverpool: Belgium striker on verge of £9.8m transfer
The 19-year-old has impressed at the World Cup with his appearances from the bench
Divock Origi is on the brink of a £9.8m move to Liverpool, with manager Brendan Rodgers ready to loan the 19-year-old back to his club Lille, allowing him to build up more experience.
Liverpool, who are already on the verge of signing England forward Adam Lallana from Southampton for £25m, are also linked with Benfica’s Serbian midfielder Lazar Markovic.
Somewhat of an unknown quantity on the international stage coming into the World Cup, Origi has played a major role for Belgium alongside their better known stars.
The forward came off the bench against Russia to score the only goal of the game and deliver his nation a valuable three points on their way to progression from the group stage.
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