Wataru Endo ‘non-public aircraft noticed’ as Liverpool medical replace given forward of switch
Eagled-eyed Liverpool followers imagine they’ve noticed a serious clue that confirms that Wataru Endo is on his strategy to Anfield.
The Reds have made a shock transfer for the Stuttgart captain of their pursuit of a brand new defensive midfielder. With Fabinho and Jordan Henderson each departing for Saudi Arabian sides Al-Ittihad and Al-Ettifaq respectievely, Liverpool are nonetheless to discover a substitute.
A £110 million bid was accepted by Brighton for Moises Caicedo however he as a substitute joined Chelsea. Romeo Lavia is heading the identical approach from Southampton regardless of Jurgen Klopp’s aspect being eager and having a proposal agreed after three failed makes an attempt.
Liverpool’s search has now taken them to Endo. The Guardian studies that the Reds have agreed a £15.4 million charge for Japan worldwide. Private phrases have additionally been brokered and his medical will happen at this time (Thursday).
Certainly, that could be the case given what supporters on Twitter have seemingly found. Kopites have flocked to Flightradar 24 to see if there shall be any motion. And on Wednesday night, there was certainly a personal aircraft that landed at Liverpool John Lennon Airport from Stuttgart. It landed at 10.48pm.
Endo has spent the previous 4 years at Stuttgart, scoring a complete of 15 targets in 133 appearances. He beforehand represented Belgian aspect Sint-Truiden together with Urawa Pink Diamonds and Shonan Bellmare in his native Japan.
The 30-year-old has additionally been capped 50 occasions for his nation, netting twice, and helped Japan attain the 2022 World Cup final 16 in Qatar. Liverpool sporting director Jorg Schmadtke, who took the reins from Julian Ward earlier this yr, is alleged to have spearheaded the transfer for Endo.