Liverpool look set to make their first signing of the transfer window, with Kostas Tsimikas heading to Merseyside for a medical.

Jürgen Klopp wants to strengthen specific areas of his Premier League-winning squad and the lack of a left-footed backup for Andy Robertson has become a priority. Klopp was keen on a move for Norwich City’s highly-rated left-back Jamal Lewis but a £10m bid was rejected last week.

With Liverpool unwilling to meet Norwich’s £20m valuation on what will essentially be a squad player, they have moved for the Olympiacos defender who played at Molineux on Thursday as the Greek side were knocked out of the Europa League by Wolves.

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