Liverpool have accomplished their first signing of the switch window with Kostas Tsimikas becoming a member of the membership.
The defender, 24, has joined from Olympiakos for a charge of £11.75million on a five-year deal at Anfield.
The Greece worldwide featured towards Wolves within the Europa League final week, will present much-needed competitors for Andy Robertson on Merseyside.
“I’m very pleased, I’m very proud to be right here. For me, (it’s) the most important membership on the earth,” he informed the membership’s web site.
“The league right here, I like rather a lot. I watch it on the TV and it was at all times one dream I had from after I was a child to come back to play on this league.
“(I need) to realize (our) targets. To win the league once more and in addition to win the Champions League.”
Tsimikas, capped 3 times by his nation and recognized to have watched movies of Robertson in an try to enhance his recreation, turns into Liverpool’s first signing of the summer season.
He made 86 appearances for Olympiacos in all competitions and has additionally had mortgage spells with Danish membership Esbjerg and Dutch workforce Willem II.
Reds boss Jurgen Klopp mentioned: “He’s an excellent footballer with an angle to win and to compete, and I actually like his mentality.
“It suits completely with the temper and the will now we have in our dressing room already.
“He has confirmed already at a younger age he can expertise soccer in a special nation and do effectively – and he has been a giant a part of the success Olympiakos has needed to win their title this season and of their European campaigns.”
Good and Napoli had been near signing Tsimikas however Liverpool had established a long-term relationship together with his agent – way back to August 2018 when he performed in a Europa League qualifier at Burnley – and in January 2020 recognized him as a viable left-back choice.
Leicester and Sevilla, amongst different golf equipment, tried to hitch the race when Liverpool’s curiosity grew to become public however the participant had already made a dedication to the Reds.