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Liverpool agree terms to sign Chelsea's Solanke

Modified 31 May 2017, 07:12 IST

(Reuters) - Liverpool have agreed personal terms to sign Chelsea's England youth international striker Dominic Solanke, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.

The 19-year-old will complete the transfer on July 1, 2017, when his Chelsea contract expires, the club said in a statement on their website (

The fee will be set by a tribunal -- which British media estimated at two to three million pounds ($2.56 to 3.84 million) after Solanke failed to agree a new deal with Chelsea.

He made his Chelsea debut as a substitute in a Champions League game against NK Maribor in October 2014, his only first-team appearance, before joining Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem for the 2015-16 season, scoring seven goals in 25 league games.

($1 = 0.7807 pounds)

(Writing by Ken Ferris; Editing by Greg Stutchbury)

Published 31 May 2017, 07:12 IST
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