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Liverpool thrashing out £7M deal for Sporting Lisbon defender Tiago Ilori

Liverpool are determined to find a new centre-half signing in the coming days.

The Daily Mail says bolstering their defence is imperative, after Kolo Toure sustained a groin injury during the League Cup win over Notts County on Tuesday night.

They have resumed discussions with Sporting Lisbon on Wednesday over a £7million move for Tiago Ilori, who has been on Liverpool's wanted list all summer.

Mamadou Sakho of Paris St Germain remains a more expensive alternative if terms for Ilori cannot be agreed, even though the French champions want to retain Sakho and Roma are also keen.

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