Official – [Photos] – Liverpool Announce €65m-rated deal, “he will earn £150,000-a-week”

Liverpool have announced that Naby Keita will officially join the club from RB Leipzig on the 1st of July when his current contract expires with RB Leipzig.

It’s been a long time the club have been in negotiations with the Bundesliga club over Keita signing but now it’s a done deal and he will be don Steven Gerrard’s former shirt number 8.

An agreement was made for the Guinea centre-midfielder last year in August and now he is ready for a new chapter in his career with Liverpool. Brazilian midfielder Fabinho is also set to join the club.

The two are likely to start pre-season along with Liverpool’s non-World Cup players on the 2nd of July, as Jürgen Klopp gears up for a massive season in his reign as manager.

The Transfermkt €65 million-rated told Liverpoolfc.com:

“When you see how they performed last season it makes me want to do the same and to be a part of this team. I would like to be able to achieve a similar kind of season with them next season – but even better.

“I chose Liverpool because it is a team I watched often – and I also spoke a lot about it with Sadio [Mane]. He told me a lot about the team and the club.

“I also spoke with the coach, who told me about the project for the team and that motivated me to be here.”

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