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ESPN FC  By ESPN staff
Jun 22, 2013

Liverpool sign Luis Alberto

Liverpool have confirmed the signing of Sevilla striker Luis Alberto subject to international clearance.

Sevilla's Luis Alberto is a target for Liverpool
Luis Alberto has made seven appearances for Sevilla in La Liga

Alberto, 20, has signed a long-term contract with the club after passing a medical and becomes the latest part of manager Brendan Rodgers’ overhaul of the Liverpool squad this summer.

Defender Kolo Toure has signed from Manchester City on a free transfer while Sunderland goalkeeper Simon Mignolet and Celta Vigo attacker Iago Aspas are expected to complete moves to Anfield soon.

A Spain Under-21 international, Alberto can play as a withdrawn centre-forward or an attacking midfielder and spent last season on loan with Barcelona B, where he scored 11 goals and collected 17 assists in 38 appearances.

Alberto was delighted to sign, telling the club’s official website: "I feel like I'm in a bubble at the moment. For me Liverpool is a top team. I feel like I am dreaming and I want to enjoy it to the full.

"I feel very excited, I've never felt so excited before but I'm very happy. I think I am the happiest man on earth.

"I was surprised [when Liverpool showed interest in me]. You never expect this to happen to you. But as the deal moved forward, I became very happy and I wanted to come to Liverpool.

"I have come here to enjoy moments with the supporters - and I know the supporters will help me to never walk alone.

"I hope that between us all we can make this club one of the greatest in the world, once again."

Rodgers added that Alberto was a target because he has the characteristics to fit in with the squad he is trying to assemble at Anfield.

“We are all delighted that Luis has decided to join Liverpool,” he said. “He has the correct footballing profile and mentality to be a Liverpool player.

“I look forward to working with him to develop his talent and he joins a group of young exciting players at our club.”

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