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Done Deal! Liverpool sign Divock Origi, loan him back immediately to Lille

It was in the works for a while, reportedly a fee was agreed before the World Cup, on Tuesday Liverpool announced the signing of Divock Origi.

The Belgian impressed during the World Cup having established himself at Lille in Ligue 1.

Just 19, Origi will be immediately loaned back to Lille for the 2014/2015 season.

Liverpool claim they have been tracking Origi since he was playing for Belgium Under-15s.

Origi told the Liverpool website: “I am very, very happy and delighted a club as big as Liverpool showed interest in me. I’m very excited. I know it’s a club with a great history, great fans and a lot of great players. For me, Liverpool is one of the greatest clubs in the world and I’m very excited to be part of this great history.”

Tweets announcing the new Liverpool signing are above, Instagram pictures of Divock Origi with Liverpool paraphernalia are below.

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