Thiago Alcantara, a player from Liverpool, will be announced on Friday. Until a trip to face Chelsea in the Premier League this weekend.
The Spain midfielder said goodbye to his team-mates at the Bundesliga club’s training ground on Thursday morning.
Despite Bayern’s confirmation, with Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge explaining that Thiago had “a great wish to do something new. Before the end of his career”, Liverpool refused to confirm his arrival in England.
But it is understood, Thiago was due to arrive on Merseyside late on Thursday evening.
The 29-year-old will complete the second part of a medical assessment. And finalise contract terms on a four-year deal.
The Reds will pay £20m, with a further £5m depending on bonuses related to success in the Champions League. And Premier League, but only if Thiago plays a significant role.
Thiago Alcântara do Nascimento, simply known as Thiago, is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and the Spain national team.
Liverpool Football Club is a professional football club in Liverpool, England, that competes in the Premier League, the top tier of English football.
Domestically, the club has won nineteen League titles, seven FA Cups, a record eight League Cups and fifteen FA Community Shields.
Chelsea vs Liverpool Thiago Alcantara.