Monaco supervisor Philippe Clement has confirmed that Liverpool attacker Takumi Minamino is on the verge of signing for the Ligue 1 aspect.
A deal was agreed between the 2 golf equipment on Tuesday, with Monaco seeing off competitors from Leeds and Fulham to land the Japan worldwide.
90min understands the group from the principality pays Liverpool a price of €15m (€12.9m) plus an additional €3m (€2.6m) in add-ons.
Chatting with AFP following a pleasant on Saturday, Clement confirmed that Minamino’s arrival was imminent.
“I am very blissful, I’ve identified him for a very long time,” he stated. “He was very excessive on our listing. Everybody right here is satisfied that he has the qualities to deliver one thing to the group.
“He already has expertise and has carried out quite a lot of good issues at Salzburg, in a mode near ours, similar to at Liverpool the place there may be quite a lot of competitors. That is why this is a chance.”
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Signed from Purple Bull Salzburg two-and-a-half years in the past, the 27-year-old managed simply 894 minutes of motion within the 2021/22 marketing campaign – though he nonetheless chipped in with ten targets and one help in all competitions for the Reds. He was knowledgeable he may go away Anfield final week.
Though Sadio Mane has additionally left Liverpool for Bayern Munich, Minamino has been pushed down the pecking order by the arrivals of Luis Diaz, Fabio Carvalho and Darwin Nunez since January.