Premier League: Liverpool complete Takumi Minamino signing

The Premier League leaders confirmed that the Japanese playmaker will join the club from Salzburg in January.

El jugador japonés, Takumi Minamino, tras fichar por el Liverpool.

Liverpool confirmed on Thursday that an agreement had been reached with Salzburg for the transfer of Japan playmaker Takumi Minamino. 

Minamino to join Liverpool in January

Premier League

Table PTS W D L
1Liverpool 49 16 1 0
2Leicester 39 12 3 2
3M. City 35 11 2 4
Full standing
Next matches
West Ham - Liverpool S-21/12 16:00
Leicester - Liverpool J-26/12 21:00
Liverpool - Wolves D-29/12 17:30

*Update 19 de diciembre de 2019

The Salzburg player has come up against the Reds twice in this Champions League campaign and impressed on both occasions, scoring and providing an assist in the first match between the two sides at Anfield.

Liverpool did not disclose the fee but British media have reported that his release clause was 7.25 million pounds ($9.30 million) and that the 24-year-old would officially join from the Austrian club on 1 January

El jugador japonés recién fichado por el Liverpool, Takumi Minamino.

My dream to become a Liverpool player

"It has been a dream, my dream to become a Liverpool player. And I'm so excited that the moment has come true," Minamino told Liverpool's website in a statement

"To play in the Premier League was one of my targets. I was thinking if my career as a footballer progressed smoothly, someday I would be able to play in the Premier League. 'But I never thought I would be able to play in this team and I'm really happy about it."

Minamino, who has scored 11 goals in 22 matches for Japan, previously played for Cerezo Osaka in the Japanese top flight.