Lazar Markovic Says Goodbye to Benfica Ahead of Reported Liverpool Transfer

BR-UK StaffFeatured Columnist IVJuly 13, 2014

LISBON, PORTUGAL - AUGUST 03:  Lazar Markovic of SL Benfica claims for a fault during the Eusebio Cup match between SL Benfica and Sao Paulo FC at Estadio Da Luz on August 3, 2013 in Lisbon, Portugal.  (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
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Benfica's Lazar Markovic has been linked to Liverpool for quite some time, and it appears he's finally ready to announce his move to Anfield. 

The 20-year-old Serbian winger took to Facebook on Sunday to send out a thank you and goodbye note to his current club. 

The implications were not lost on his Liverpool-supporting fans:


While the deal has yet to be officially announced, this is as clear an indication as any that Markovic is finally on his way to Anfield.

[Lazar Markovic, H/T 101 Great Goals]