Divock Origi has agreed personal terms with Liverpool ahead of a summer move from Lille, with the fee believed to be in region of £10million, according to Goal.
The 19-year-old Belgian shot onto the scene at the World Cup, putting in the performances which earned him a starting spot ahead of the under-performing Romelu Lukaku. Origi scored a late winner against Russia to send the Red Devils into the last 16 of the competition and put in a tireless performance against USA, helping them into the quarter-final.
Performance on the club scene
The young striker also had an impressive second season with Lille, scoring four goals in 11 starts for the club, and one as a substitute. His performances for both club and country have been more impressive than his goal scoring record, though, being credited for his turn of pace and his agility for a big man.
Origi to Liverpool
It is understood that Lille have had offers from the Merseyside club's Premier League rivals Tottenham, as well as Spanish giants Real Madrid, but a move to the Reds seems the more likely option.
Liverpool have already acquired the signatures of numerous players this summer, including Southampton's English duo Rickie Lambert and Adam Lallana, with a move for Benfica's Lazar Markovic due to be completed in the coming days.
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