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Liverpool close to signing Augsburg defender Ragnar Klavan

Liverpool v FC Augsburg - UEFA Europa League Round of 32: Second Leg

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 25: James Milner of Liverpool and Ragnar Klavan of Augsburg compete for the ball during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 second leg match between Liverpool and FC Augsburg at Anfield on February 25, 2016 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

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Liverpool is closing in on the signing of Ragnar Klavan, with the Estonian defender set to fly to England on Tuesday to undergo a medical.

The 30-year-old center-back has made more than 100 appearances for Augsburg, helping lead the Bundesliga club to the Europa League last season where they were eliminated by Liverpool in the Round of 32.

The move is for a reported $5.5 million.

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Jurgen Klopp will be familiar with Klavan from his time managing Dortmund, bringing defensive depth to a Liverpool side that let both Kolo Toure and Martin Skrtel leave this summer, while Joe Gomez and Mamadou Sakho are currently out injured.