GUARDIAN – Liverpool set to complete £20m Lazar Markovic signing from Benfica

Benfica receive 50% of the fee for Serbian winger Markovic to become Liverpools fourth signing of summerLiverpool are set to announce the signing of Serbian winger Lazar Markovic from Portugal after Benfica released a statement confirming they have sold their 50% stake in the player for 12.5m (10m).The 20-year-old had his medical on Merseyside on Monday and posted pictures of himself in a Liverpool shirt on his Facebook account. The deal is expected to be announced imminently, with a further 12.5m due to be paid to third-party owenrs including super-agent Pini Zahavi. Continue reading…