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Liverpool closing in on summer deal, powerful defender passes medical

News has made it’s way to the bar here at the Football Transfer Tavern as one of our Twitter-mad bar staff has, for once, looked up from their phone to break news to a group of Liverpool fans that a deal concerning one of their defenders is all but done.

Turkish giants, Fenerbahce have announced that Reds defender, Martin Skrtel, has passed his medical ahead of a move, expected to be announced this week.

The club tweeted pictures of the Slovakian international completing his medical alongside Ismail Koybasi, who also underwent tests today.

The 31-year-old who made 319 appearances for the Reds since joining from Zenit St. Petersburg in 2008.

According to the Mirror, the renowned hard-man will make the move to Turkey for a fee of £5.5m after seeing his stock amongst the club fall since the arrival of German manager, Jurgen Klopp.

Liverpool fans, we want to hear from you! What do you make of Skrtel leaving? Can he still offer Jurgen Klopp something as a Liverpool player? Let us know below…


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