Liverpool have
completed the £20m signing of winger Lazar Markovic from Benfica on a "long-term
deal".

The 20-year-old helped Benfica win the Portuguese title last season after
joining the club from Partizan Belgrade in the summer of 2013.

"I hope that I will fulfil the expectations of the supporters, coaches,
players and all connected to the club," he [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]

The Serbia international becomes the club's fourth signing this summer.


Liverpool have already signed striker [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] 32,
for £4m and midfielder [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] 26, for £25m, both from Southampton.

Germany Under-21 midfielder [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] 20, has also
moved to Anfield, joining from Bayer Leverkusen in a deal worth £10m.

Markovic scored seven goals in 49 appearances during the 2013-14 campaign as
Benfica sealed a domestic treble and reached the Europa League final.

The Serb, who made his international debut in February 2012, says he is
looking forward to joining Brendan Rodgers' squad and playing in the Premier
League,

"I have seen what the players are like, I have seen what the supporters are
like, and I cannot wait to start playing here," he said.


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if I am honest I have never really heard of him until now. anyone else seen him play?