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Henderson happy with Keita signing

Henderson happy with Keita signing

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson is looking forward to playing alongside Naby Keita when his fellow midfielder joins from RB Leipzig next year.

A deal has been struck to bring the highly rated 22-year-old Guinea international to Anfield from July 1, 2018, for a club record fee.

When asked about the increased competition for places which Keita’s arrival will herald, Henderson said: “If you play for top teams, you are going to sign good players.

“I have seen Naby play quite a few times and he looks a top, top player. There have been a lot of transfer rumours over the summer and thankfully we ended up doing the business. OK, he comes next year, but I am sure the club are delighted to get him, because he will be a real addition to the squad and will hopefully help us over the next few years.”