Several Merseyside news reports say the Lifford man will be at Anfield today for Liverpool’s clash with Manchester United ahead of completing a move to be the Reds No2 keeper.
Brendan Rodgers wants Given’s experience as back up to new keeper Simon Mignolet.
Shay has been told he is no longer wanted at Aston Villa and it looked as though he was on his way to Doncaster Rovers.
However the 37-year-old looks set to move to Liverpool, and will probably feature in the side’s Cup matches through the season.
It’s understood he may also be offered a goalkeeper coaching role as part of the deal.