Minamino targets silverware with Liverpool - Dublin's

Minamino targets silverware with Liverpool - Dublin's

Liverpool's manager is said to have become impressed with the 24 year old having watched him warm-up ahead of a Champions league match.

"I'm so excited that the moment has come true", Minamino, who passed a medical in England Wednesday, told the Liverpool website.

Premier League leaders Liverpool are due to play their 56th competitive game of 2019 when the face Brazilian side Flamengo in the FIFA Club World Cup Final in Doha, Qatar on Saturday. I was thinking that if my career as a footballer progressed smoothly, one day I could play in the Premier League.

'But I never thought I could play on this team and I am very happy about that. I'm taking a gape forward to it'.

Liverpool could end this season with five trophies, having already won the UEFA Super Cup, if they win the Club World Cup, FA Cup, Premier League and Champions League.

"It was hard to play against Salzburg full stop, but I thought he was their main man", said Liverpool fullback Andy Robertson on Takumi Minamino.

Someone with his ability should really command a fee in excess of £25million, so it is little wonder Klopp and his colleagues feel satisfied with the business they completed.

Liverpool now hold a 10-point edge over Leicester City at the peak of the Premier League and are 14 points clear from third-place Manchester City, and Toure recognized the Reds - that are unbeaten in the league - will be worthy champions.

"This is fabulous news - a wonderful signing. In Africa we don't see any better players than him", Toure told reporters in Doha, where he is a guest of Federation Internationale de Football Association at the Club World Cup.

"He is very quick and a very courageous player", said Klopp.

'Our supporters have had the chance to see him close-up recently, so I don't need to sing too loudly about his qualities as they are already known.

While Liverpool saw off Salzburg in their final group match 2-0, Minamino created problems for the Reds with his quick feet and Klopp described him as a fearless player. In the current Liverpool set-up, nearly all the players are versatile and it is this quality, which makes the Reds the best in Europe right now.

Minamino is predominantly a right winger but he's capable of playing anywhere across the front three and he should certainly bring an added threat to Liverpool's front-line as he's provided 64 goals and 44 assists in his 199 games since joining Salzburg from Osaka in 2015. He was identified by Michael Edwards, the sporting director at Anfield whose efforts Klopp has been quick to praise, particularly for exploiting the release clause in his contract that enabled Minamino to move in January.

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