Liverpool are closing in on Yossi Benayoun after agreeing a fee with West Ham for the Israel midfielder.

The Anfield club have also been given permission to talk to Ajax winger Ryan Babel.

Benayoun rejected a new contract at Upton Park while Dutchman Babel was one of the stars of the recent European Under-21 Championship.

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