Bid ACCEPTED: Liverpool close in on €20m Arsenal target to replace Steven Gerrard

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Reds tipped to land exciting midfielder.

Liverpool look poised to complete a deal for Real Madrid midfielder and Arsenal target Asier Illarramendi this summer after seeing a bid accepted for the player.

The Spanish international is currently out of favour at the Bernabeu after just two seasons with the club, and seems set to move for around £14.2m, according to

Illarramendi would be an ideal replacement for Steven Gerrard in midfield, and has the range of passing to fit Brendan Rodgers’ side’s style of play.

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The Reds have been busy so far this summer, bringing in big names like Christian Benteke, Roberto Firmino and James Milner in an attempt to break back into the top four.

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