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    miltonnroad76 wrote:
    latest score happy clappers 3 doomongers 5 .... it has been clear for a while that lovren wanted to go has RK got any body to lined up ..seems not..has he got the the striker we need lined up seems not....if chambers and spider leave we are in deep **** esp with chambers if he goes its an indication that something is very wrong at the club...however if RK moves in the transfer market in next two weeks i beleive all will be well if he doesnt we will struggle and what about les read saying our scouts watching quality players ....where are they....unless our acadamy are so good we dont need to buy any....not looking good just over two weeks till kick off.....
    OI !!!! Milton road .. I do the scores and it wont be 5 until the ball crosses the line. ;-)"
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Fee of £20m agreed between Southampton and Liverpool for Dejan Lovren

Lovren fee of £20m agreed between Saints and Liverpool

Lovren fee of £20m agreed between Saints and Liverpool

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Basingstoke Gazette: Photograph of the Author by , Digital Editor

Liverpool have agreed a fee believed to be in the region of £20m for Saints defender Dejan Lovren.

The Croatian centre half has long been angling for a move to Anfield, after the Premier League runner-ups' interest in him was revealed.

At one point, he even threatened to not return to Staplewood following the World Cup in a bid to force through the move to Liverpool.

Manger Ronald Koeman said last week that he was prepared to let Lovren go if the Reds met Saints' asking price, as he did not want players at Southampton who did not want to be there.

He will be the third Southampton player to swap the South Coast for the North West this summer, following in the footsteps of Rickie Lambert and Adam Lallana.

In total, Liverpool have paid Saints around £49m for the three players, which is half of the total outlay Brendan Rodgers has put on seven new signings.

Lovren joined Saints from French side Lyon for a fee of £8.5m last summer.

It is understood he will undergo a medical tomorrow before finalising the move.

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