Schalke chief Horst Heldt is ready to hold talks with Liverpool over the sale of defender Kyriakos Papadopoulos.

Recent rumours in Greece has linked the 21-year-old to a sensational move to Anfield this summer, with £13m understood to be the price needed for the deal to work, says the Daily Star.

Heldt said: "We're going to speak to each other when it takes concrete form.

"There is currently nothing concrete, and besides, he is a mainstay for Schalke."

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