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Liverpool land Aspas from Celta Vigo

Liverpool have completed the signing of striker Iago Aspas from Celta Vigo, the club confirmed yesterday.

Aspas, 25, who scored 12 goals for Celta in the Spanish Primera Liga last season as they successfully avoided relegation, has passed a medical and signed for an undisclosed fee, believed to be in the region of £7.7 million.

He becomes Liverpool's third close season signing after Manchester City defender Kolo Toure and Luis Alberto from Sevilla. - AFP, June 24, 2013.