Former Liverpool defender Steve Nicol believes Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara will eventually join Liverpool.

The 29-year-old Spaniard has been linked with a move to Anfield all summer but the ECHO understands that Liverpool are not actively pursuing the Spanish international.

Yet Anfield legend Nicol - now a pundit in the United States - says a 'compromise' could be reached to land Thiago this summer or Bayern risk losing him on a free transfer with one year remaining on his contract.

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