The Israeli has been a target of Reds manager Rafael Benitez for some weeks and after haggling over the price 27-year-old the two clubs appear to have struck a deal. And now a fee - as yet undisclosed - has been settled on Katzav expects the transfer to be completed pretty swiftly.
"It should be completed in the next 48 hours," the agent told PA Sport. "Everybody would be happy to play for Liverpool. West Ham will always be in his heart but he is looking to move up a level."
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