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Breaking: Premier League champions Liverpool complete signing of top rated star

- Kostas Tsimikas becomes Liverpool first signing this summer

- The 24-year-old joined the Reds in a deal around £12m from Olympiacos

- Tsimikas was brought in to provide back-up for Andy Robertson at the left-back position

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Kostas Tsimikas has joined reigning Premier League champions, Liverpool, on a five-year deal valued around £11.75 million this summer.

The Red Devils signed the 24-year-old as back-up for left-back Andy Robertson as they hope to attempt another shot at EPL title.

Jurgen Klopp opted for the Greek football star following their failure to reach an agreement with Norwich for Jamal Lewis as reported by Sky Sports.

Tsimikas grabbed the attention of the German-born tactician following his impressive performance for his former club Olympiacos as they clinched a 45th Super League title.

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While reacting to his move to the Premier League side, he the club's official website: "I'm very happy, I'm very proud to be here. "For me, [it's] the biggest club in the world. It's an honour to be here and I will give my best.

Kostas Tsimikas joins Liverpool on 5-year deal worth £12m from Olympiacos

Kostas Tsimikas showing his ball joggling skills during his unveiling - Getty Images
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"The league here, I like a lot. I watch it on the TV and it was always one dream I had from when I was a kid to come to play in this league and to come through.

"With a lot of work and focus on what I do and what the coach wants, and every day working hard in training, I can be on the highest level.

"[I want] to achieve [our] goals. To win the league again and also to win the Champions League."

Sky Sports report that Liverpool have been watching the player since his days on loan at Dutch club Willem II at the same time as Chirivella about three seasons back.

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Tsimikas and Chirivella spent a season playing together at Willem II. Next season Tsimikas will be playing for Liverpool while Chirivella has signed for Nantes.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Aissa Mandi has become a summer target for Liverpool after the club sold Dejan Lovren to Zenit St Petersburg, reports claim.

The Reds secured their first Premier League title in 30 years and a couple of players have been let off the hook.

And according to Bein Sports, the deal is close, with the Reds having tabled a £9million bid for the Real Betis center-back.

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