Paper Talk: Liverpool close in on Valdes

Free-agent Victor Valdes will join Liverpool next month and Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal and Man United are tracking PSV ace Zakaria Bakkali.

Last Updated: 07/09/14 at 09:29 Post Comment

Victor Valdes: Heading for Anfield

Victor Valdes: Heading for Anfield

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DAILY MAIL

Former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes, 32, will join Liverpool next month once is fit enough for a medical after a serious knee injury.

DAILY EXPRESS

PSV Eindhoven's 18-year-old Belgian midfielder Zakaria Bakkali has rejected a new deal, putting Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester United on alert.

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