Liverpool complete signing of Chelsea forward Dominic Solanke

Solanke told the club’s official website: “It feels amazing and everyone has made me feel welcome already.

“Even just pulling on the training top, I was over the moon. Hopefully I can put on the shirt in the near future and make some good history here.”

Soon after the end of the season, it was revealed that the England Under-21 international had agreed a deal with Liverpool, but it has taken until now for a transfer to be formally completed.

Despite Solanke’s contract at Chelsea coming to an end, the Blues are still due a transfer fee for the 19-year-old, but he is now free to represent the Reds pahead of the new season.

Solanke leaves Chelsea having made just one first-team appearance, but he did net seven goals in 25 matches during a loan spell with Vitesse during the 2015-16 campaign.

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