Liverpool has agreed to sign Wolverhampton striker, Diogo Jota for £41m in a deal that is likely to increase to £45m with add-ons. He is set to sign the deal that will see him stay in the club for five years. The deal will make Jota the third player to be signed by the reds after they completed the signing of Thiago Alcantara and Kostas Tsimikas.
Reports said the move was initially around £35m but wolves were able to secure more for one of their stars. The huge fee for Jota will be paid in installment and later over next year, a sum of £4m will be paid.
Liverpool sign Diogo Jota and give out Ki Jana Hoever
Liverpool young boy Ki Jana Hoever will move in the opposite direction as Jota makes his transfer to Liverpool. The 18 years old dutchman is moving from Anfield for an initial fee of £9m with a potential fee that will rise to £4.5m with add ons. Hoever joined Liverpool from Ajax in 2018 and signed a new contract with the club last summer. However, he is set to join Wolves on a permanent deal after the two clubs agreed on the term.
Hoever has appeared for Jurden Klopp’s side four times and can play right wing-back, right back, and center back. Wolves on the other hand are lacking this position and are looking for coverups this summer
Jota will not be part of the Liverpool team that will play with Chelsea on Sunday. But he could be registered for the EFL Cup on Thursday.
Diogo Jota can play from the forward line and would provide cover upfront for Jurden Klopp. The former Athletico Madrid player joined Wolves on loan in 2017-18 before switching to a permanent contract. He has made 131 appearances for Wolves and scored 44 goals. He scored a Hat trick for the Molineux in the Europa League match against Besiktas and Espanyol.