Deal close – Liverpool to agree 5th summer signing

Liverpool have been very active in the transfer window and if reports in the media are anything to go by then they are close to securing their 5th signing of the summer.

As far as the first team is concerned, the Merseysiders have already captured midfielders like Brazilian star Fabinho from Monaco and Guinean international Naby Ketia from RB Leipzig.

On the other hand, the Reds have strengthened their academy by snapping up Bobby Duncan from Man City and Isaac Christie-Davies from Chelsea and now, they are close to finalizing the signing of Dutch international and Ajax defender Ki-Jana Hoever (Liverpool Echo).

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Goal.com also reported that the five time European Champions are set to sign the 16-year-old right back, who can also play as a center back if needed.

The teenage player featured in 13 games in the U-17 Dutch Eredevisie last season, scored 2 goals and provided 1 assist.

Hoever made his debut for the U-16 Netherlands side last year and so far, he has made 6 appearances.

As per the provided Goal link, Chelsea, Man Utd and Man City were interested in signing the highly rated youngster and Ajax wanted to agree a professional deal with him but the lure of the Anfield club proved too much.