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Jubilation at Anfield as Liverpool complete signing of Champions League winning star

- Thiago Alcantara completes a four-year move to Liverpool from Bayern Munich

- The 29-year-old joined the Premier League champions in a deal around €30m

- The Spaniard becomes Jurgen Klopp's second signing this window after Kostas Tsimikas

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Liverpool have completed the signing of Spanish midfielder Thiago Alcantara on a four-year deal from Bayern Munich.

The Reds announced the Spaniard's arrival on their official website in a deal valued around €30 million in this transfer window.

Thiago became Jurgen Klopp's second signing following Kostas Tsimikas from Olympiacos last month.

He said after joining the Reds: "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.

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"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.”

The 29-year-old parted ways with Bayern after winning 16 major titles including seven German League titles and one Champions League trophy.

Before moving to Germany in 2013, he was already a winner with Barcelona where he won one UCL and two La Liga titles. The Spaniard also has in his trophy cabinets two FIFA Club World Cups.

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He added: “I must adapt to the team as fast as I can in the situation and the context that we are living right now.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is planning to make a £75 million move for the duo of Ismaila Sarr and Nuno Mendes this window.

This is coming after the Reds are clearly on the verge of landing Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara.

The Spaniard penned an emotional goodbye message to the Bavarian club and fans ahead of his switch to the Premier League side.

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