The Reds have been tipped to sign Vida from Besiktas after the Croatia international enjoyed a fine World Cup campaign.

The 29-year-old is wanted to provide some steel at the back with Jurgen Klopp fearing injuries may again hamper Joel Matip.

Liverpool, as well as Everton and Barcelona, are frontrunners in the race to sign the Croatia star.

And the player’s agent, Ugur Avadan, has admitted the Reds and Everton have both made offers for his client.

However, Barcelona have dropped their interest with the La Liga giants instead choosing to strengthen their attack in the form of Malcom, who signed from Bordeaux.

Speaking on Radyospor, Avadan said: “It is normal for there to be interest what is important is that the offers satisfy Besiktas and then Vida.

“Liverpool and Everton are huge clubs that have made offers.

“Barcelona scouted Vida and had him on their shortlist but I do not see a move there happening.

“Atletico Madrid and Sevilla are also interested from Spain.”

Earlier today, a Turkish newspaper claimed Liverpool had reached an agreement with Besiktas for Vida.

However, it appears they still have work to do to complete a transfer.

Klopp recently suggested Liverpool were unlikely to make any more signings this summer.

Source: Daily Express

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