This source believes Benitez is closing in on a top quality signing.
Glen Johnson will complete a sensational move to Liverpool this week.
People Sport understands the Portsmouth right-back was given a tour of the Merseysiders’ Melwood training complex in the build-up to Christmas.
Reds’ boss Rafa Benitez is keen to land him as soon as possible and Liverpool will pay cash-strapped Pompey £9million. Johnson worked hard to rebuild his reputation under former Portsmouth boss Harry Redknapp.
That earned him a return to the England set-up and he proved his worth with an impressive display in the 2-1 victory over Germany in November.
His efforts have been rewarded, with Benitez offering him the chance to rejoin a Big Four side in a move which will further dismay Portsmouth fans. They have already lost Lassana Diarra to Real Madrid for £20m as the break-up of their FA Cup-winning team continues. (Sunday People)
The club are massively in debt and boss Tony Adams is bracing himself for even more of his players to follow those two out of the exit door in the next month.Glen Johnson is a fantastic talent who has found that a move down the footballing chain from Chelsea to Portsmouth has in fact rejuvenated his career and got him a regular spot in the Capello’s England squad but now the 24 year old will be thinking it’s time for the next challenge and I feel that he could be a marvelous signing if Rafa does indeed make a bid that Tony Adams can’t turn down. Do Liverpool fans think that the former West Ham man could be a top notch addition to their table topping outfit?
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