Lille have told Liverpool it will take £12 million to sign defender Adil Rami.

Liverpool boss Roy Hodgson has made a personal check on France defender this month and wants to bring the Moroccan-born stopper to Merseyside in January.

Lille have informed Reds intermediaries they are willing to do business - but only for their set price of £12 million.

Lille have made a solid start to the Ligue 1 season and Rami has started in all 15 matches to date.

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