Iago Aspas is on his way to Anfield.
Liverpool have secured their second transfer dealing of the close season after agreeing a fee with Spanish side Celta Vigo for striker Iago Aspas, reports Sky Sports.
Aspas has been strongly linked with a move to the Premier League since January, with Chelsea, Swansea and Tottenham all showing interest.
Yet the Reds have made the move to snap up the 25-year-old by activating an £8.6m release clause in his contract.
The signing of the forward comes just a little over 24 hours after Brendan Rodgers confirmed that the club had also secured a deal for out-of-contract former Manchester City and Arsenal defender Kolo Toure.
Aspas has been turning the heads of several top European sides after an impressive spell in La Liga with Celta, in a period that saw the Spaniard score 12 goals in 33 appearances and provide assists for a further six.
The striker was a product of the club’s youth system and has played his entire career in Vigo – almost exclusively in the Segunda league, before Celta earned promotion back to the top flight in 2012.
Aspas is currently desperately trying to help his side avoid relegation after just one season back in La Liga, as despite the forward’s goals Celta sit one point into the relegation zone with just one game remaining.
The Spanish striker will help bolster what looked like a sparse Liverpool attack in 2012/13, joining the likes of Daniel Sturridge and Fabio Borini as offensive options.