Thiago Alcantara joins Liverpool
Published: 09:21 PM, 18 September 2020
The Spain international midfielder Thiago Alcantara has finally joined Liverpool Football Club from FC Bayern Munich today.
Thiago becomes the club’s second signing of the transfer window as he has put pen to paper on a long-term contract with the Reds.
Thiago told Liverpoolfc.com: “I think it’s an amazing feeling. I was waiting for this moment for a long time and I am very, very happy to be here.
“When the years are passing, you are trying to win as much as you can – and when you win, you want to win more. I think this club describes what I am as well; I want to achieve all of the goals, win as many trophies as possible.
“It also [has] this kind of family [feeling] that I need because we [like to] have a very close relationship with the club and I think I will feel this, I will have this feeling, with this club as well.”
Thiago moves to Anfield while he helped Bayern clinch a prestigious treble as they won the Bundesliga, German cup and Champions League in 2019-20, when he appeared 40 times for the club.
The 29-year-old has 39 caps for Spain, however, he spent seven seasons at the Allianz Arena having transferred to Germany from FC Barcelona, where he began his career.