English Premiership

Reds officially sign Downing

2011-07-16 12:59
Stewart Downing (File)

Liverpool - Liverpool have completed the signing of England midfielder Stewart Downing from Aston Villa.

Liverpool said on their website on Friday that Downing signed a "long-term deal" with the Premier League club after passing a medical exam.

The club did not disclose financial details, but British media have reported the transfer fee to be 20 million pounds.

Liverpool also signed Brazilian goalkeeper Alexander Doni from Roma on Friday as backup for Pepe Reina, and has previously bought Jordan Henderson and Charlie Adam this transfer window.

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