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Liverpool signed McAllister for 40 million euros

Liverpool signed McAllister for 40 million euros

EFEJune 8, 2023, 6:30 a.m. ETReading: 3 minutes.

Liverpool confirm the signing of Argentine Alexis McAllister for £35m (about 40 million euros), in addition to some variables that may increase the cost of traffic up to 60 million euros.

McAllisterWho won the last World Cup in Qatar with Argentina, Arrives from Brighton & Hove Albiona club where he became one of the most popular midfielders in the club Premier League. His contract with the Reds is for five years, until June 2028..

Alexis McAllister will wear the number 10 shirt for the Liverpool FC teamGetty Images

One of Santa Rosa signed with Brighton in 2019 and He lived two missions in Argentinawith Argentine juniors and with Boca Juniorsbefore making his debut with the “Seagulls” in 2020 and becoming a regular starter.

now, McAllisterafter a season in which he won the World Cup and He led Brighton to the first European qualification in its history, as well as to the semi-finals of the FA Cupjumped into one of the greats of England and He will play for Liverpool, led by Jurgen Klopp.

“It’s unbelievable. It’s a dream come true. It’s unbelievable to be here and I can’t wait to get started,” said the Argentine, Liverpool’s first signing.

“I’ve wanted to be here since day one of pre-season, so it’s great that everything is already locked in. I really want to meet my teammates.”

Argentine midfielder He will complete a midfield that includes Jordan Henderson, Fabinho, Thiago Alcantara and Curtis Jones as regular starters.. His relegation at Liverpool coincides with the departures of Naby Keita, who never worked, Arthur Melo, who was kept out of action due to injuries, James Milner and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

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of Irish and Scottish descent, McAllister, 24, has played more than a hundred matches in English football and contributed 20 goals, which is a good number for a midfielder.. In addition, he played 16 matches for the Argentine national team, including six matches in the World Cup, where he scored a goal and gave an assist in the final match against France.

“It’s been a great year for me, with the World Cup and what we’ve achieved with Brighton.But now it’s time to think about Liverpool and try to be a better player and a better person every day,” McAllister added.

Alexis will wear number 10

The new signing from Liverpool will wear the number 10 from the Reds, which no one has worn since the departure of Sadio Mane last season..

The number ’10’ has been absent since Mane left for Bayern Munich in the summer of 2022 and is a number previously worn by these two players. Philippe Coutinho, Michael Owen, Steve McManaman, Michael Robinson and John Toshackamong many others.

“Since I won the World Cup, I’ve said I want to win more trophies and I think this is the club that will help me achieve that. That’s the point, when you’re at a big club like this you want to win trophies. Since my arrival, I can see the scale of it, the players. And the technical staff… “I’m happy and have a lot of desire to play for this club,” McAllister said..