Liverpool has completed the signing of Egyptian Messi Mohamed Salah from Roma and former Chelsea winger on a five-year for a reported fee of £36.9m
The 25-year-old has been a long-term Kops target, with Liverpool passing up a major opportunity for his signature three years back when he joined Chelsea before setting out on a disappointing loan spell in the Premier League.
In the wake of having an impressive season in Serie A with 29 goals in 65 appearances for Roma, Jürgen Klopp believes the winger has developed a more adjusted game and his “mind-blowing” pace will add profundity to a squad which will be additionally tested this season with the challenge of a Champions League campaign.
Addressing Liverpoolfc.com, Salah stated: “I’m extremely excited to be here. I’m exceptionally glad. I will give 100% and give everything for the club. I really wants to win something for this club.
“We have an awesome team and very good players. I was watching the game a year ago and everybody was giving 100% to win something. Everybody can see the coach gives everything. I would like to see that together we can give everything to win something for the club, for the supporters and for us.”
The transfer fee, which could ascend to a stunning £43.9m with add-ons as indicated by Roma, is a record transfer fee for the club, obscuring the £35m spent on Andy Carroll from Newcastle United back in January 2011. Chelsea are expected to get a cut off the Egyptian Messi’s latest transfer fee
Liverpool has effectively signed Chelsea’s 19-year-old striker Dominic Solanke, who was the top scorer as England won the Under-20 World Cup and will join on 1 July. That fee will be decided by a tribunal after he refused to renew his contract at Stamford Bridge, with the expense fee anticipated to be around £3m.
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