Liverpool To Sign Man City Star James Milner
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Liverpool will sign James Milner on a free transfer on July 1 once the England midfielder’s contract at expires.

Liverpool says Thursday that the club has agreed personal terms with the 29-year-old Milner, with the deal to be completed after a medical examination.

Liverpool To Sign Man City Star James Milner

The arrival of Milner — a hard-working, versatile midfielder — will help fill the gap vacated by long-time Liverpool captain , who is leaving after 17 years to join the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Liverpool To Sign Man City Star James Milner

City tried to retain the services of Milner, who became more of a regular in the team last season. Milner reportedly wants to play more in central midfield.