Liverpool transfer roundup: Argentine deal dead, rivals for Klopp favourite, £6.2m goalkeeper linked

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Liverpool secured their first signing for next season earlier this week when they announced the impending arrival of Joel Matip from Schalke on a free transfer.

SEE MORE: Schalke confirm Joel Matip to join Liverpool at the end of the season

Who else could join Jurgen Klopp’s Reds in what is expected to be a busy summer window? Here are five of this week’s biggest transfer stories of interest to Liverpool…

Havard Nordtveit

Could Klopp move for another soon-to-be Bundesliga free agent? The Mirror claim that we are tracking Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Havard Nordtveit.

The 25-year-old Norway international is a holding player who spent three years in the Arsenal academy between 2007 and 2010, but never made a first-team appearance.

SEE MORE: Liverpool tracking another soon-to-be free agent after agreeing Joel Matip deal

Ezequiel Lavezzi

Finally a line can be drawn under the Ezequiel Lavezzi speculation. The Argentine has been frequently linked with a move to us over the last couple of years.

But the 31-year-old today left Paris Saint-Germain for Chinese club Hebei China Fortune, where he will reportedly pocket a whopping £23.5m over his two-year deal.

Dennis Praedt

The Mirror claim that we are still keeping tabs on talented Anderlecht playmaker Dennis Praet after deciding not to make a January bid for the 21-year-old.

Belgium U21 coach Enzo Scifo hinted that something big could be around the corner for Praet, saying:
“I can say he is ready to embark on an adventure with a top club.”

Nevan Subotic

The Serbian defender reportedly remains highly thought of by Klopp after the pair worked together at Borussia Dortmund. But, we face competition for his signature.

Sport Bild claim that Hamburg are interested in signing Subotic, 27, but might struggle to afford him despite him allegedly being valued at a fairly affordable £3.9m.

Antonio Adan

Spanish publication AS is reporting that we are contemplating a summer swoop for Real Betis goalkeeper Antonio Adan, who has a £6.2m release clause in his contract.

Simon Mignolet has recently signed a long-term deal at Anfield and has Klopp’s faith, publicly at least, but is in dire need of competition to return to his best form.

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