Liverpool are all set to complete the signing of Marco Grujic from Red Star Belgrade in the January transfer window.
Grujic has been heavily linked with a move to Liverpool in recent weeks, and now it looks like the deal is about to be completed, with the Daily Mirror claiming the club's chief executive Ian Ayre is flying out to Serbia in order to put the finishing touches on the move for the 19-year-old.
The deal will reportedly be worth around £5million, and if the transfer goes through, the box-to-box midfielder will be Jurgen Klopp's first signing as Liverpool manager.
Liverpool fans might have to wait a while before seeing Grujic in Liverpool colours, though, with reports suggesting the midfielder will be loaned back immediately to Red Star Belgrade for the remainder of the season.
The wait, however, could be worth it because Grujic, who has also been watched by Chelsea and Manchester United, has been compared to the incomparable Steve Gerrard.
Meanwhile, Liverpool main man Philippe Coutinho has expressed his delight after making a successful returning from injury. The Brazilian missed four straight matches before returning a week ago in the Europa League game against Sion.
Coutinho was involved in the 2-2 draw against West Brom last weekend as well and now the 23-year-old is ready to rekindle the form which helped him pick up the club's Player of the Month for November.
"I'm feeling much better," Coutinho told Liverpool's official website. "I'm training and I'm available for selection. It's the best thing, because to be out injured is very difficult – it's awful.
"Of course, we love playing football and when we're available for selection, it's the best thing. I'm feeling good and I hope I can help the team out in the best possible way."
Coutinho also looked back at the dramatic 2-2 draw against West Brom, with Liverpool scoring an injury-time equaliser to salvage a point.
"We didn't give up at any time," the playmaker added. "It was a very difficult game against a team that sat back and the atmosphere inside the ground was amazing, the supporters were urging us on, so the goal was very important and we were satisfied given the way things were going.
"The fans are there supporting us and that's really important, as I've said before. We hope it'll be like it was in the last game until the end of the season, everyone united, so we can achieve positive results in the league."