Liverpool is ready to offer Willian £110,000-a-week to move to Anfield this summer as Brendan Rodgers closes in on the Anzhi star.
The Reds have been in the market for a marquee signing during the transfer window, and have now firmly set their sights on landing highly-rated Willian.
The 25-year-old has been made available for transfer by Russian club Anzhi, who are trying to lower their wage bill, and Liverpool opened talks on Thursday.
Willian has already confirmed his interest in making the move, and Liverpool are ready to offer the player £110,000-a-week to make sure it happens.
It’s a rise to his current £90,000-a-week terms, and should quicken up the transfer once a fee is agreed for his services.
Anzhi are known to want up to £30million for the player, and while Liverpool is prepared to spend big, they have open negotiations at around £25million.
Willian only moved to Anzhi in January, after he snubbed interest from Chelsea and Tottenham to join the big spending outfit.