Liverpool complete signing of Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich
Liverpool Football Club has completed a deal to permanently transfer Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich. He becomes the Reds second signing of the current transfer window, after the signing of Kostas Tsimikas.
The Spanish international with 39 caps for Spain spent seven seasons from at Bayern Munich having transferred from Barcelona.
Moments after signing the deal, he told the club website: “I think it’s an amazing feeling. I was waiting for this moment for a long time and I am very, very happy to be here.
“When the years are passing, you are trying to win as much as you can – and when you win, you want to win more. I think this club describes what I am as well; I want to achieve all of the goals, win as many trophies as possible.
“It also [has] this kind of family [feeling] that I need because we [like to] have a very close relationship with the club and I think I will feel this, I will have this feeling, with this club as well.”
Cumulatively, Thiago has won nine league titles, two Champions Leagues and two FIFA Club World Cups with his respective previous teams.