Liverpool FC ready to spend £135m on two more signings before deadline – report

Liverpool FC are trying to sign both Thomas Lemar and Virgil van Dijk before the summer transfer deadline, say reports

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Liverpool are ready to spend £135m on signing Thomas Lemar and Virgil van Dijk before Thursday’s transfer deadline, according to reports in the British media.

The Sun is reporting that the Merseyside outfit are prepared to spend big on trying to conclude deals for both defender Van Dijk and winger Lemar before the transfer window drops shut at 23:00 BST on Thursday.

Liverpool have already confirmed the club-record signing of midfielder Naby Keita from RB Leipzig, with the Guinea midfielder set to officially become a Liverpool player on 1 July 2018.

Now, it seems that the Merseyside outfit are ready to press ahead with further strengthening their squad as they look to build on their strong start to the new season.

The same report in the Sun says that Liverpool are ready to break their transfer record once again with a £75m bid to sign Southampton defender Van Dijk, who has been linked with a move to Anfield all summer.

The story also says that Liverpool will not be put off in their bid to sign 21-year-old France winger Lemar, despite already having had two bids rejected by Monaco.

It remains to be seen whether Liverpool, who are second in the Premier League, will be able to tie up deals for both Lemar and Van Dijk before the deadline on Thursday.

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