At last ... Charlie Adam to agree terms with Liverpool
Published 06/07/2011 | 16:57
Liverpool has agreed a fee with Blackpool for the midfielder Charlie Adam, ending a six month chase.
The club confirmed they had finally met the Seasiders’ price for the Scotland international.
“Liverpool Football Club today announced they have reached agreement with Blackpool for the transfer of Charlie Adam,” said a Liverpool spokesman..
“The player will now travel to Merseyside for a medical and to discuss personal terms.”
In the New Year, Liverpool had two bids - the second for £6.5m - rejected by Blackpool, who were eager to keep their captain for an unsuccessful relegation battle.
But Liverpool maintained their interest.
The fee - for a player who had only 12 months left on his contract - continued to be the sticking point, with the Seasiders reportedly holding out for £9m.
Adam had previously told the Seasiders he wanted a move to Anfield.
He will become manager Kenny Dalglish’s second signing of the summer. Dalglish has already bought England international Jordan Henderson from Sunderland for £16m.