The day after the announcement of PSV Eindhoven, Liverpool in turn confirmed the transfer of Cody Gakpo. The future Reds player gave his first reaction to his arrival at Anfield.
Liverpool are hitting the transfer market hard. Distanced from the race for the title of champion of England but qualified for the knockout stages of the Champions League against Real Madrid, the club on the banks of the Mersey records the arrival of Cody Gakpo, revelation of the 2022 World Cup with the Netherlands. Just 24 hours after the press release from PSV Eindhoven, the Reds in turn sealed an agreement for the transfer of the 22-year-old attacking midfielder on Wednesday, subject to obtaining his work permit. If the amount of the transaction has not filtered, the two parties have agreed to a deal estimated at around 57 million euros, bonus included. The native of Eindhoven will join his new colors as soon as the winter transfer window opens. Liverpool do not specify the duration of his contract.
We have reached an agreement for the transfer of Cody Gakpo from PSV Eindhoven, subject to a work permit, and the forward will join at the start of the January transfer window
—Liverpool FC (@LFC) December 28, 2022
“I’m really excited”
On the website of his new club, Cody Gakpo gave his first impressions of his career choice. “I feel really good, I’m really excited to be here. I can’t wait to start training and playing for this amazing club. I think it’s a big club for me and I’ll try to show what I can do and help the team achieve better moments than they have already achieved in recent years. I think personally it’s good to develop here and there are a lot of great players here that I can learn a lot from.”
3 goals at the World Cup
Brought into a new dimension on the other side of the Channel, Cody Gakpo had a brilliant first six months with PSV Eindhoven – 13 goals and 17 assists in 24 games in all competitions – and displayed his qualities in the eyes of the general public. during the World Cup in Qatar. Author of three goals in five appearances, all signed during the group stage against Senegal (2-0), Ecuador (1-1) and Qatar (2-0), the future protege of Jürgen Klopp also participated in the round of 16 won against the United States (3-1) and in the resounding quarter-final lost against Argentina at the end of the suspense (2-2, 3-4 pens), against those who will become a few days more later world champions.
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