Liverpool are pushing on with a deal for Southampton defender Dejan Lovren.

The Sunday Telegraph says Liverpool will announce on Monday that they have signed Adam Lallana from Southampton for £23vmillion and will also make a move for another Southampton player, Croatian Lovren, the central defender, who will cost more than £15 million.

Southampton, who have sold Rickie Lambert to Liverpool for £4 million and Luke Shaw to Manchester United for £27 million, face a fight to keep the Croatian, 24, who wants Champions League football.

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