The Sporting Lisbon player is just one of four players Brendan Rodgers wants to bring in before transfer deadline.

Liverpool FC are on the brink of signing Sporting Lisbon defender Tiago Ilori for around £7million – one of four new arrivals boss Brendan Rodgers wants before Monday's transfer deadline.

The 20-year-old Portuguese centre-back is expected on Merseyside this weekend to discuss personal terms and undergo a medical.