Liverpool FC complete £20m signing of Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich
The 29-year old midfielder pens a four-year contract with the Reds and becomes the second signing for the club in the summer transfer window.
Liverpool will pay an initial £20m fee for the midfielder but could rise up to £27 million in the future.
The midfielder ended his seven-year spell with Bayern Munich and was instrumental in helping the team lift the treble of UEFA Champions League, Bundesliga trophy and German Cup in the 2019/20 season.
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“I think it’s an amazing feeling. I was waiting for this moment for a long time and I am very, very happy to be here,” Thiago said in a statement.
“When the years are passing, you are trying to win as much as you can – and when you win, you want to win more. I think this club describes what I am as well; I want to achieve all of the goals, win as many trophies as possible.
“It also [has] this kind of family [feeling] that I need because we [like to] have a very close relationship with the club and I think I will feel this, I will have this feeling, with this club as well.”
He added: “I must adapt to the team as fast as I can in the situation and the context that we are living right now.
“[The fans] are not more excited than I am, for sure not! It is not about saying words, it is about doing the things. I will give my heart on the field to my team-mates, the club and also to the fans.”