Liverpool have confirmed the signing of Wolves star Diego Jota

Premier League champions Liverpool have confirmed the signing of Wolverhampton Wanderers star Diego Jota, with the Portuguese winger joining the Reds in a deal believed to be worth around £45million.

The 23-year-old’s move to Jurgen Klopp came somewhat out of the blue earlier this week, with reports of a big-money deal-slashing for the exciting forward nearing completion.

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And Jota’s signing was confirmed by Liverpool on Saturday evening, when they posted a video on Twitter of the Portugal international donning a new Nike jersey. The forward described the move as a ‘really exciting moment’ in his first interview since joining the Reds, admitting he ‘just wants to get started.’

“This is a really exciting moment for me and my family,” he said.

“From when I was a kid and now, to join a club like Liverpool – world champions – all my way is just unbelievable. I just want to start.

“It’s one of the best teams in the world – the best team at the moment because they’re world champions. When you look at the Premier League, you always see Liverpool as one of the biggest teams in the country, So it is impossible to say.

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“So we just want to eat. [here]To give my best and hopefully I can be a good option for Liverpool in the future.

Jota impressed during his first two seasons in the Premier League, scoring nine and seven goals respectively, having previously excelled for Wolves in their promotion campaign from the Championship.

He arrived at Anfield as the club’s third signing of the summer, behind full-back Konstantinos Samikas and former Bayern star Thiago Alcantara.

What should Liverpool fans expect from him? Well, Jota describes himself as a ‘team player’, and supporters should expect plenty of goals and assists from his new signing.


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“I think I’m a team player. I play forward and my job is to find a way to score goals and provide assists and that’s what they can expect from me – that I’ll always do my best. I always Will try to help the team in the best possible way.

“They [the fans] You can trust me because I am one of them now and I will do my best.

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