The 32-year-old is with the England squad preparing for Friday’s game with Peru, but he is expected to be allowed to travel to Liverpool on Saturday for a medical and the switch from Southampton could be completed early next week.
The initial £4m fee will rise according to the appearances he makes. Lambert, who began his career at Liverpool’s academy, will be the first major arrival in what is expected to be a busy summer for the club.
He could even be followed by two of his team-mates from Southampton, as Liverpool are still negotiating for £30m-rated Adam Lallana and have also targeted Dejan Lovren to bolster their defence.
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