Liverpool have completed the signing of England Under-19 international defender Joe Gomez from Charlton for an undisclosed fee.
Gomez, who made 21 appearances for the Addicks last season in the Sky Bet Championship, has put pen to paper on a five-year contract with Brendan Rodgers' side.
Liverpool are thought to have beaten off competition from several Barclays Premier League rivals for the highly-rated centre-back.
More to follow
Money is unlikely to be an issue for new Real Madrid manager Rafa Benitez as he narrows down his transfer targets. Unfortunately from an Irish perspective, one Spanish paper has been looking at his purchasing "failures".