Liverpool have finally announced the signing of highly-anticipated transfer target Thiago Alcantara.
After months of talks and speculation, the former Bayern Munich midfielder has finally signed for the Anfield outfit. The Spaniard becomes Liverpool’s second signing of the window after securing left-back Kostas Tsimikas back in August.
The reigning Premier League champions agreed a £20m fee with the newly-crowned Champions League winners (via BBC Sport).
Will Thiago start for Liverpool?
Club legend Steven Gerrard was recently asked about his thoughts on Gareth Bale’s loan move to Tottenham. However, in true former captain fashion, the Rangers boss quickly shifted the topic to Liverpool’s newest coup.
In an interview with Sky Sports (relayed via @LFCTransferRoom), Gerrard said: “I think it’s a fantastic coup for Tottenham, but to be honest I’m more excited about Thiago.
“My focus down there is Liverpool not Tottenham. The butterflies in my stomach will be for Thiago, sorry about that.”
The Anfield legend is sharing the same excitement that many Reds are currently feeling and they have flocked to the replies to laud his comments.
One supporter has tweeted that ‘Stevie knows’ what he’s talking about whilst another has echoed a similar statement, saying he is ‘bang on like always’.
Read more replies from the Twitter selection here:
Stevie G is the G. My legend.
— Ram (@Iam_Ram2128) September 18, 2020
Spoken like a true Red👏👏👏
— Yardie74 (@Yardie742) September 18, 2020
— Inevitable 19th (@VanDijkStand) September 18, 2020
— Ben Millier (@ministox) September 18, 2020
Yes lad https://t.co/2MGn4AaZZH
— Paul Senior (@PaulSenior1) September 18, 2020
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