Reds snap up Sahin
Nuri Sahin has joined Liverpool on loan
Liverpool have confirmed they have reached an agreement to sign Real Madrid playmaker Nuri Sahin on a season-long loan deal.
The Reds saw off competition from Arsenal for the Turkey international, who helped Madrid win the Primera Division title last season.
A statement on www.liverpoolfc.com read: "The 23-year-old will now undergo a medical on Merseyside."
Sahin will be the fourth new arrival at Anfield following Joe Allen, Fabio Borini and Oussama Assaidi.
The midfielder joined Madrid last summer after catching the eye during a successful spell with Borussia Dortmund, with whom he won the Bundesliga title in 2010/11.
Sahin has also won 31 caps with Turkey, scoring his first national goal aged just 17 against Germany in 2005.
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why all the negativity?, we are one game into the new season so its a bit premature to have your doom and gloom opnion before the season has had a few weeks to shape up.
Ok we were poor against WBA but we are no worse off than Man U, Spurs or any other team that didnt win their opening match. we have a tough one tomorrow but last season we did well against City so we cannot be discounted for tomorrows game.
Have a bit of faith, and if we are struggling come the end of this year the you can bleat as much as you like, until then lets get behind the team, I will be there tomorrow will you?
good signing for Liverpool but we have too many midfielders AND DO NEED A PROVEN GOALSCORER to put chances away
BUT YOU CANNOT EXPECT MIRACLES AFTER JUST ONE PREMIERSHIP MATCH SO I BELIEVE WE SHOULD GIVE BRENDON ROGERS EVERY CHANCE TO IMPLEMENT HIS STYLE OF PLAY
ONE THING IS CERTAIN IT WILL NOT HAPPEN OVERNIGHT
This is an excellent interim signing for LFC. There is no value in this transfer window, given the gross inflation of potential fees; also, top quality targets are unlikely to be secured this late in the window without paying a very high premium. As a loan solution, Sahin is ideal. Best player in the Bundesliga last year, out-polling his Dortmund team mate Kagawa, he has the potential to be one of the best players in Europe, hence Mourinho's refusal to sanction a clause to buy at the end of the loan deal. Wenger desperately wanted this guy, but wasn't satisified with a loan-only arrangement.
Thought Arsenal had lost out. Won't be the end of Gerrard... you wish.
Jordon to live upto his promise this season. All will improve of course without Daglishes limited ability.So has to be another good signing. Upto Now Arsenal are number in the transfers this season so far. And Liverpool have been shrew.
Nice seeing off of Arsenal beating them to sign this Sahin. Arsenal fans are gutted now... if they weren't already as RVP hits his first goal for Man U.
Read and weep gooners, nowt to smile about is there? All crying into their beers