Manchester United were also reportedly interested in Thiago, whose contract at Bayern was set to expire next summer, but they gave up their pursuit due to the midfielder's £200,000-a-week wage demand, Ogden adds.
That same report indicated he had already agreed on personal terms with Jürgen Klopp's side and that the transfer should be completed post-haste.
Liverpool FC, on the other hand, have only signed Greece worldwide KKostas Tsimikas in an £11.75m deal from Olympiakos in the current transfer market.
Watford will seek considerably more than the £35m they paid for the Senegal forward a year ago, which means there could be a massive difference in valuations should Liverpool pursue their interest.
Klopp had been told that a first-team player would have to leave the Premier League champions to create space on the wage bill for Thiago.
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On request, he has been allocated Liverpool's No6 six jersey.
'Now we're losing yet another great player.
"It was a joy working with him". He is an absolute professional and a great person. I congratulate Klopp. He gets a top player and a sensational person.
Alcantara moved from FC Barcelona to Bayern Munich in 2013.
The 29-year-old Thiago Alcantara is Liverpool's second signing of the transfer window. It does not necessarily represent the position of Liverpool Football Club. There is an enduring feeling players will have to be sold to fund purchases. "The defence was all over the place and yet the front three were excellent".
The Reds are in the process of bringing a long-running transfer saga to a close, with Goal confirming that deal worth an initial £20 million ($26m) has been put in place. He is another to have entered the final year of his current terms, with no extension put in place as yet. But sources have said Wijnaldum's future will not be affected by any move for Thiago.