Liverpool are set to discover how much they must pay Burnley for last summer's signing of Danny Ings. The 23-year-old forward moved to Anfield in 2015 at the end of his Burnley contract and the tribunal to determine the fee for the player is to be held by the Premier League and Professional Football Compensation Committee on Tuesday (26 April).
Burnley are entitled to a developmental fee, because they helped to nurture Ings' talent as a young player. Ian Ayre, Liverpool's chief executive, will make submissions on behalf of the Reds after the two clubs failed to reach a compensation agreement on their own.
Liverpool offered around £4m ($5.7m) for Ings upon signing the player, according to The Telegraph, but the Lancashire club are thought to be holding out for a record-breaking fee, having reportedly rejected an offer of £12m from Tottenham Hotspur.
"This tribunal claim will be the biggest in history," Burnley's chief executive Dave Baldwin recently said about the expected fee from Liverpool. "The key to this was that we bring the claim against Liverpool, therefore we had to prepare an extremely robust case.
"You're talking a documentation bundle of probably in excess of 400 or 500 pages with witness statements, evidence, analytics about player performance, the statement as to why we make a judgement as to what we believe the player is worth, compared to what Liverpool want to offer."
Ings made his England debut after moving to Liverpool, but subsequently suffered a cruciate knee injury. However, neither of these issues ought to have any influence on the fee Liverpool are required to pay for the player.