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Liverpool announce signing of Thiago Alcantara who was going to affix Man Utd in 2013 earlier than David Moyes known as switch off


Liverpool have introduced the signing of Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich.

Spain worldwide Thiago, the midfielder, turns into the Reds’ second summer time signing after left-back Kostas Tsimikas and arrives forward of Sunday’s Premier League showdown with big-spending Chelsea.

Thiago has completed his transfer to Liverpool having been linked with the Reds all summer

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Thiago has accomplished his switch to Liverpool having been linked with the Reds all summer time

He has put pen to paper on a long-term cope with Liverpool and leaves Bayern after profitable seven successive Bundesliga titles in his seven seasons in Germany.

Liverpool have paid simply £20million up entrance for Thiago with add-ons presumably rising the charge by an extra £5m.

Upon signing, Thiago mentioned: “When the years are passing, you are attempting to win as a lot as you’ll be able to – and while you win, you wish to win extra. I believe this membership describes what I’m as properly; I wish to obtain the entire objectives, win as many trophies as potential.

“It additionally [has] this sort of household [feeling] that I would like as a result of we [like to] have a really shut relationship with the membership and I believe I’ll really feel this, I’ll have this sense, with this membership as properly.

Thiago’s unbelievable honours


  • LaLiga x2
  • Copa del Rey
  • Supercopa de Espana x2
  • Champions League
  • UEFA Tremendous Cup
  • Membership World Cup


  • Bundesliga x7
  • DFB-Pokal x4
  • DFL-Supercup x3
  • Membership World Cup
  • Champions League

He added: “I have to adapt to the staff as quick as I can within the scenario and the context that we live proper now.

“Every thing is extra compact and we began just a little bit later, however nonetheless it’s soccer and I believe we’ve to combine all the massive issues up, all the nice issues we’ve. I’ll assist the staff in a defensive and offensive [way] and likewise in a psychological facet.

“[The fans] will not be extra excited than I’m, for positive not! It isn’t about saying phrases, it’s about doing the issues. I’ll give my coronary heart on the sector to my teammates, the membership and likewise to the followers.”

Thiago most just lately performed a key function because the Bavarians received the treble in 2019/20, which included their Champions League closing defeat of PSG final month.

A winner of 39 caps for Spain, the 29-year-old has lengthy been linked with a Premier League switch, and Manchester United have been battling to signal Thiago this summer time earlier than Liverpool wrapped up their deal.

And it has been revealed United had truly agreed to signal Thiago a few years in the past earlier than the plug was pulled on the switch on the eleventh hour.

Thiago joined Bayern from Barcelona in 2013 however he might have as an alternative ended up at Previous Trafford as the primary main signing of David Moyes’ reign as supervisor.

Based on The Athletic, Sir Alex Ferguson had lined up Thiago as a ‘leaving current’ for his chosen successor, Moyes, and the signing had all the things agreed after years of scouting.

However, the report claims, Moyes known as the signing off as he ‘didn’t really feel he knew sufficient in regards to the participant’.

Thiago ended up transferring to Bayern and profitable silverware aplenty, and he now heads to Anfield to strengthen Man United’s fierce rivals Liverpool.

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