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The reason Szoboszlai will wear Gerrard's number 8 at Liverpool

By Liam Styles

The reason Szoboszlai will wear Gerrard's number 8 at Liverpool

Liverpool fans got excited as they can’t believe his story 

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The Hungarian player Dominik Szoboszlai finally got presented with Liverpool after having already completed the medical tests with the club in the last few hours in a quick move from the Anfield team, who adds another midfielder to the Jürgen Klopp squad, which is getting sharp to face all the challenges arriving this season.

Szoboszlai arrives from RB Leipzig and he has signed a contract with the Anfield club for the next five years to join the ranks of the team led by Jürgen Klopp. The player arrived at Anfield in exchange of the €70 million set in his release clause with RB Leipzig, where the player scored 10 goals in 46 games played last season, giving 13 assists.

The player has shocked everybody in his presentation as he has decided to wear the Liverpool’s number 8 shirt, very famous among the Reds, as it was the number worn by the Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard. Asked about the reasons to make his choice, Dominik Szoboszlai surprises everyone with an incredible story that nobody in Liverpool’s universe could have ever imagined.


This Dominik Szoboszlai story has already conquered the Liverpool fans

Being asked for his reason to choose the number 8 shirt, the player has confessed he has a Steven Gerrard tattoo. “That has been the reason. When I was a kid, to be honest, I didn't watch much football, but when there was the Champions League, I did and he was one of the greatest", expressed Szoboszlai, who has been able to conquer Liverpool fans on his first day with the Reds.


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