JORDAN HENDERSON will complete a £16m cash switch from Sunderland to Liverpool today.
But David Ngog will not be moving the other way as part of the deal.
Black Cats boss Steve Bruce wanted the French striker, rated by the Reds at £8m, to take the deal past his £20m valuation of the young midfielder.
But the deal will now be cash only, with Ngog staying at Anfield for the time being.
Henderson was at Melwood yesterday where he agreed personal terms and underwent a medical.
But paperwork at the FA and Premier League prevented the deal from being completed last night.