Liverpool have agreed to pay Inter Milan £8.5m for the Brazilian attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho. The 20-year-old who attracted interest from premier league club Southampton, is expected to travel to Melwood early this week for a medical and to complete other formalities such as obtaining a work permit.
Coutinho would become Liverpool’s second January transfer after Daniel Sturridge joined from Chelsea.
With the transfer window closing on Thursday Liverpool will still be hopefully of signing a couple more players.
Some more funny and random headlines from around the world:
Cat ‘arrested’ at Brazil prison: A cat is “arrested” in the grounds of a jail in the Brazilian city of Arapiraca, with contraband goods for prisoners taped to its body.
Honduras police seize golden gun: Honduras police put on display a gold-plated, jewel-encrusted AK-47 assault rifle, seized during a raid.
Twilight leads Razzies shortlist: The final instalment of the Twilight saga dominates the Razzie awards for worst film of 2012, with 11 nominations in 10 categories.
Your local, ‘independent’ (quietly owned by Tesco) coffee shop: Is your artisan cafe quietly owned by Tesco?
Mannequin charge woman acquitted: An Aberdeen woman charged after a mannequin was entered as a candidate in last year’s city council election is acquitted.
Florida holds python hunt contest: The US state is set to begin a competitive Burmese python hunt, in an attempt to rid the Everglades wetlands of the invasive species.
Runaway boy drives across Europe: A 13-year-old boy takes his father’s Mercedes and drives from Italy all the way to Germany after an alleged row with his mother.
Mother gives birth on Armenia jet: A baby girl born on a plane flying to Armenia is named after a member of cabin crew who helped deliver her, local media say.
Top US judge breaks court silence: US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, who has not asked a question in court since 2006, breaks his silence by uttering four words.
Should Scrabble letter values change?: Are the letters Z and X worth too many points?
‘Stolen’ train crashes into flats: A cleaning woman stole an empty commuter train in a suburb of Stockholm and crashed it into a house, injuring herself, Swedish officials say.
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