Liverpool to sign Borussia Dortmund defender Javi Martinez, Borussia Mönchengladbach star Javi Martínez

Javi “Javi” Martinez will be a key signing for Liverpool and Borussia Monchenglads as they prepare for a Champions League group game at Anfield.

Martinez is a free agent after a lengthy spell at Borussia, but the Liverpool-based defender is a high-profile name in the German league.

Martínex is set to move to Anfield in January, with the Bundesliga champions keen to cash in on his versatility.