Liverpool defender joins Villareal on a free transfer
Liverpool defender joins Villareal on a free transfer
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Liverpool defender joins Villareal on a free transfer

Liverpool defender Alberto Moreno has agreed to join Spanish side Villarreal on a free transfer with the 27-year-old left back will signing a five-year contract.

A statement on the club's official website said: “Villarreal have reached an agreement with Alberto Moreno for him to be a Yellows player for the next five seasons.

“With just his contract to be signed, the defender from Seville arrives at the Estadio de la Cerámica as a free agent, after completing his contract with Liverpool in June.”

In an emotional farewell on social media, Moreno who has been capped four times by Spain said:


“Life goes in cycles, and mine at my beloved Liverpool FC has drawn to an end.

“Upon reaching this point, I would like to thank the entire Liverpool family; my dear teammates, with whom I have shared five marvelous years and who I will forever think of as family, and, of course, the owners, directors, coaching staff, doctors, physios, kitmen, and each and every person at the club.

“Thank you for making me a better footballer and, above all, a better person; for helping me to fulfill one of my childhood dreams by winning the Champions League and, in doing so, become a small part of the history of this great club.'

Moreno made 141 appearances for the club, having signed from Sevilla for £12million in August 2014.

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