Liverpool sign Colombia winger Diaz from Porto
details were not disclosed but the BBC reported the deal is expected to be
worth 45 million euros ($50.14 million), with a maximum of 15 million euros in
has seven goals in 31 appearances for Colombia, becomes Liverpool’s first
signing of the January transfer window.
Football Club have completed the signing of Luis Diaz from FC Porto, subject to
the successful granting of a work permit and international clearance,” a
club statement read.
will arrive on Merseyside once he has completed international duty with
Colombia, who face Argentina in a World Cup qualifier in Cordoba on Tuesday
25-year-old joined Porto in 2019 from Colombia’s Atletico Junior, scoring 41
times in 125 appearances in all competitions and helping them win the league in
his first season.
He was also
the joint top-scorer at Copa America last year along with Lionel Messi and was
named “revelation” of the tournament.
strengthen the attacking options at Liverpool, who are second in the league on
48 points after 22 matches, nine points behind Manchester City who have played
a game more.
Klopp’s team are due to host Cardiff City in the FA Cup fourth round on Feb 6.