Liverpool achieved a marvelous feat with the signing of Mac Allister

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According to sources, Liverpool successfully secured the signing of Alexis Mac Allister. Thus, fending off competition from Chelsea. The race to acquire the World Cup winner reportedly concluded with the official announcement of his transfer on Thursday, June 8th.

Liverpool acquired Alexis Mac Allister from Brighton for an initial fee of only £35 million. Thus, exploiting the release clause in his contract. This move is a remarkable bargain, considering Mac Allister’s status as a seasoned Argentina international.

According to a reliable source, there is a sense within the Liverpool camp that the club’s recruitment team has achieved a significant coup by securing the signing of Alexis Mac Allister. Despite late interest from Chelsea, the 24-year-old already committed himself to the project at Anfield. He made a firm decision about his future.

What gave Mac Allister interest in joining Liverpool?

The allure of playing under the management of Jurgen Klopp is to play a significant role in the midfielder’s decision to join Liverpool. Klopp’s reputation as a successful and highly respected manager is to attract players. Hence, it seems that Mac Allister was particularly enticed by the opportunity to work with him at Anfield.

Meanwhile, Mac Allister enjoyed four fruitful years at Brighton. He saw the club achieve European qualification for the first time in their history. Now, the World Cup winner is bidding farewell to the Seagulls. His contributions were instrumental in their success. Since, he scored 12 goals and provided three assists in 40 appearances across various competitions during the historic 2022-23 season.

Meanwhile, Mac Allister’s arrival at Liverpool marks the beginning of their highly-publicized midfield overhaul. The club already saw Naby Keita depart to join Werder Bremen on a free transfer, as part of the restructuring process in the midfield area.

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