Liverpool complete £1.6m Ben Davies signing from Preston

The 25-year-old has signed a long-term deal with the Premier League champions on deadline day

Liverpool have completed the £1.6million ($2.1m) signing of Ben Davies from Preston.

The Reds will pay an initial £500,000 ($675,000) for the 25-year-old centre-back, with a further £1.1m ($1.5m) in performance-related add-ons. 

Davies underwent a medical on Monday morning after Liverpool moved ahead of Celtic in the race to sign him over the weekend, and is expected to train with his new team-mates for the first time on Tuesday. 

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Liverpool are expected to follow up his purchase with the signing of Ozan Kabak, who is set to join on loan from Schalke, with the option of an £18m ($23m) permanent move in the summer. 

Sepp van den Berg, meanwhile, is to join Preston on loan for the rest of the season as part of the Davies deal.

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