Liverpool sign Japanese star

Liverpool have made their first signing of the January transfer window by recruiting Takumi Minamino for £7.25m from Red Bull Salzburg.

The 24-year-old forward, who started his career at Cerezo Osaka, has 22 caps for his country since debuting in 2015. Since the start of this season, Minamino has scored 7 goals and provided 5 assists in all competitions.

The Asian player told Liverpool’s official website:

“It has been a dream, my dream to become a Liverpool player. And I’m so excited that the moment has come true.”