Dnipro winger Yevhen Konoplyanka has claimed he is ‘excited’ by the possibility of joining Liverpool before the transfer window slams shut at 11pm tonight.
Ian Ayre, Liverpool’s Managing Director, is in Ukraine trying to iron out a deal for the attacker before tonight’s deadline.
Premiership rivals Spurs were reported to be considering a bid as well, but appear to have fallen away in the battle for Konoplyanka with Liverpool said to have put their bid up to the £16m mark for the 24 year old.
Konoplyanka, who scored against England in a 2014 World Cup qualifier at Wembley in September 2012, has said that he is surprised at just how strong the interest from Anfield is and that he is also excited by the proposition.
“I’m excited about it and soon everyone will know where I will play,” Konoplyanka is quoted as saying.
“Is it very serious with Liverpool? I am shocked myself at how serious it is. I think in the near future everything will become clear.”