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Done DEAL: Liverpool complete the signing of Olympiacos defender

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Liverpool complete the signing of Olympiacos defender

The Reds have completed the signing of left-back Kostas Tsimikas from Olympiacos for a fee of £11.75million.

Kostas Tsimikas has moved to Anfield on a five-year contract.

The 24-year-old, who played against Wolves in the Europa League a week ago, will give truly necessary competition to Andy Robertson on Merseyside.

Kostas Tsimikas, has played for his country three times and known to have watched videos of Andy Robertson trying to improve his game, turns into Liverpool’s first signing of the summer.

The 24-year-old made many appearances for Olympiacos in all competitions and has also had a loan spells with Danish club Esbjerg and Dutch group Willem II.

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp stated: He is an excellent footballer with a disposition to win and to contend, and I truly like his attitude.

It fits impeccably with the mind-set and the longing we have in our dressing room as of now.

Napoli and Nice were near signing Kostas Tsimikas however Liverpool had set up a long term relationship with his agent, as far back as August 2018 when he played in an Europa League qualifier at Burnley, and in January 2020 recognized him as a practical left-back choice.

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Sevilla and Leicester City among different clubs, attempted to join the race when the Reds interest became open however the player had just made a commitment to Liverpool.

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