Liverpool are set to sign Charlie Adam with the club announcing they have agreed a fee with Blackpool for the Scotland international.Adam will now discuss personal terms with the Anfield club, who have already strengthened their midfield through the 20 million-pound acquisition of Jordan Henderson from Sunderland in the close-season.
A club statement read: “Liverpool Football Club today (Wednesday) announced they have reached agreement with Blackpool for the transfer of Charlie Adam.”
“The player will now travel to Merseyside for a medical and to discuss personal terms.”
Elsewhere in the Premier League, Manchester City have signed Montenegro international Stefan Savic on a four-year deal from Partizan Belgrade.
The 20-year-old, who can operate both as a full-back and at centre-half, joins for an undisclosed fee after being granted a work permit, despite only playing six full internationals for his country.
In La Liga, Argentina winger Pablo Piatti has signed for Valencia from Almeria on a five-year deal, subject to a medical.
Piatti, 22, joins Valencia on an undisclosed fee after reportedly interesting the likes of Portuguese giants Benfica and Serie A outfit Udinese.
But Unai Emery will now enjoy the services of the talented youngster, who spent three years at Almeria and made over 100 appearances.
Before his spell with Almeria, he was at Argentine club Estudiantes for three seasons.
Estudiantes are reportedly set to receive 25 percent of the transfer fee paid by Valencia due to a sell-on clause.
In other transfer news, Spartak Moscow have confirmed the signing of midfielder Demy de Zeeuw from Ajax.