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Liverpool FC signs Luis Diaz from FC Porto

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Liverpool FC signs Luis Diaz from FC Porto

Liverpool FC have signed attacker Luiz Diaz from FC Porto. Both clubs officially announced this on Sunday. The Colombia international will wear the jersey with the number ’23’ at the Mersey. Liverpool initially did not provide any information on the contract period or the amount of the fee.

According to information from SPOX and GOAL However, Jürgen Klopp’s club will transfer a base amount of 45 million euros to Porto. Another 15 million euros can be added in the form of bonuses.

Originally, the Reds only wanted to try Diaz in a summer transfer. However, the concrete interest of Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur in their dream player forced them to bring their wooing forward.

Luis Diaz has had a strong season with 22 goals in 28 competitive games. It was considered one of the hottest stocks on the market. FC Barcelona have also been linked with a transfer of the 25-year-old in recent months. In addition, scouts from Borussia Dortmund and Atletico Madrid are said to have scrutinized him most recently in Porto’s 3-1 win against Famalicao.

Diaz’ ​​contract in Porto ran until 2024. The Portuguese giants had signed him from Junior FC in 2019 for around seven million euros.

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