Liverpool have signed Brighton midfielder Alexis Mac Allister to a £35 million deal for five years.
The price for the Argentinian playmaker who helped Brighton to a sixth-place finish in the Premier League last season and a first European qualification could rise to £55m.
The 24-year-old scored 20 goals in 112 appearances for the Seagulls and helped Argentina win the 2022 World Cup. said.
“I wanted to participate from the first day of the pre-season, so I’m glad it’s all over.” I am looking forward to getting to know my teammates.
“It’s been a great year for me, the World Cup, what I’ve achieved in Brighton, but now it’s time to think about Liverpool and try to be a better player and a better person every day.”
Reds manager Jürgen Klopp is eyeing a midfield addition with James Milner, Naby Keita and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain leaving Anfield this summer.
Borussia Dortmund’s English teenager Jude Bellingham has been left out of the transfer to Real Madrid after the two clubs agreed a fee of €103m (£88.5m). expected to join.
Mack Allister joined Brighton from Argentinos Juniors in January 2019 and immediately returned to the Buenos Aires club on loan.
He made 16 appearances for Argentina and was instrumental in winning his third World Cup title in December.