Liverpool will sign Japanese forward Takumi Minamino from Austria’s Red Bull Salzburg in January, the English club announced on Thursday.

“Liverpool Football Club can confirm an agreement has been reached with Red Bull Salzburg for the transfer of Takumi Minamino. The Japan international will join the Reds on Jan. 1, 2020 having completed a medical check and signed a long-term contract with the European champions on Wednesday,” Liverpool said on their website.

“It has been a dream, my dream to become a Liverpool player. And I’m so excited that the moment has come true. I’ve known about it for

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