Liverpool are on the verge to sign Chelsea highly-rated midfielder Isaac Christie-Davies on a free transfer after the Londoners released him, sources close to the Reds told to ESPN.
The 20-year-old midfielder was not offered a new contract by Chelsea, with his current deal expiring in the summer, and several clubs have keeping tabs on his situation.
The Merseyside Reds took Christie-Davies on trial in March and it seems he has done enough to win a transfer to Anfield.
He joined The Blues academy from Brighton & Hove Albion and progressed from the youth setup to the under-23s, winning the FA Youth Cup in 2015 and 2016 and the UEFA Youth League in 2016.
The Blues midfielder is likely to link up with the Reds under-23s next campaign, following ex0Chelsea teammate Dominic Solanke in leaving Stamford Bridge for Merseyside.
Meanwhile, Dominic Solanke who has left Chelsea for Liverpool is likely to depart from Anfield this summer in order to secure regular first-team football elsewhere.
Newcastle United are believed to be keen on to lure former Chelsea forward at St James Park, while Rangers are also in the hunt for his signature.
Liverpool attacking midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will reportedly not return to football until the November.
The 24-year-old midfielder will 2018 World Cup and Champions League final in Kiev after suffering a serious knee injury in the Reds European Cup semi-final against AS Roma at Anfield.
Last week, England international midfielder confirmed that he had undergone successful knee surgery, and was targeting to make a return to football ahead of the 2018/19 season.
However, according to Goal.com, the 24-year-old midfielder is facing being out of action until November due to the timeframe of recovery on the specific knee operation that took place.
Chamberlain has made a move to Liverpool from Arsenal in last summer’s transfer window and since then has become one of the key players for Jurgen Klopp’s first-team squad.
Meanwhile, Liverpool handed massive blow ahead of their Champions League trip to Kiev with Cristiano Ronaldo and Danny Carvajal have returned to the training ground.
The Merseyside Reds secured promotion to Champions League next season by a 4-0 victory over Brighton and Hove Albion last week and now their last mission has been to beat Real Madrid in the final game of the season.
AC Milan stopper Gianluigi Donnarumma has reportedly emerged as a shock transfer target for Liverpool.
During the second half of the season, Loris Karius has established himself as Liverpool’s number one at Anfield, however, ,doubts remain over the futures of Danny Ward and Simon Mignolet.
According to Corriere dello Sport, the Merseyside Reds may choose to move for highly-rated Italian goalkeeper, who could be available with AC Milan having missed out on Champions League football next season.
The 19-year-old is believed to be one of Milan’s most prized assets. However, a combination of Pepe Reina having already been signed for next campaign and the San Siro having to fulfil FFP criteria could lead them to sell star player ahead of the new season.
However, according to Gazzetta dello Sport, Italian giants are demanding at least £60m as the youngster still has three years left on his current deal.
Paris Saint-Germain are also said to be monitoring the situation, while Liverpool’s bitter Premier League rivals Manchester United and Chelsea also monitoring Donnarumma’s situation at AC Milan.