Liverpool have signed midfielder Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich on a four-year deal for £25 million.
Alcantara will wear jersey number 6 at the Anfield. He is Jurgen Klopp’s second summer signing following Greece left-back Kostas Tsimikas.
Thiago has won La Liga twice with Barcelona before moving to Bayern in 2013, where he won the Bundesliga seven times and the Champions League this year.
“It’s an amazing feeling. I was waiting for this moment for a long time and I am very happy to be here,” he said according to the BBC.
“Absolutely great – I’m really happy that it finally worked out and we
Thiago added: “I must adapt to the team as fast as I can in the situation and the context that we are living right now.
“Everything is more compact and we started a little bit later, but still it is football and I think we have to mix all the big things up, all the good things we have.
“I will help the team in a defensive and offensive [way] and also in a mental aspect.”