Southampton defender Dejan Lovren is set to undergo a Liverpool medical today.

The Daily Mail says Liverpool are on the brink of concluding a £20million deal to make Lovren the most expensive defender in their history.

Liverpool have refused to comment about where they stand on Lovren but it is expected he will complete a medical on Saturday, which will most likely be staged on Merseyside.

He is unlikely to join up with his new team-mates on their tour of the United States.

Lovren's fee will outstrip the £18million paid for Mamadou Sakho (2013) and Glen Johnson (2009).

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