After reaching an inter-club agreement with RB Leipzig to exercise the release clause and pay €70m. Liverpool also agreed to a personal contract with Hungarian midfielder Dominik Szoboslai. The medical check have been completed, and the transfer is finally official.
His number has also been announced as well, and he will be wearing the number 8. Until last season, it had been worn by Guinean midfielder Naby Keita. Above all, it is a number familiar to club legend Steven Gerrard.
In his first interview with Liverpool, the 22-year-old midfielder confessed that the last few days have been both fun and difficult. Nevertheless, he is looking forward to playing at Anfield, the coach, the players, the supporters, the stadium… Everything is ideal, he said.
“It’s really, really good. I enjoyed the last [few] days and I’m looking forward to knowing everybody better.”
“The last three or four days went really long; it was not that easy. But at the end I’m here, I’m happy and I can’t wait to get started.”
“[A] really historic club, really good players, good coach, everything is good. For me it was perfect to make the next step in a club like this. The fans, the stadium, everything is really good.”Liverpoolfc.com