Liverpool FC Moroccon and Tunisian Delight
Liverpool have completed the signing of Morocco winger Oussama Assaidi from Dutch side Heerenveen and Real Madrid midfielder Nuri Sahin.
Assaidi the 24-year-old winger has signed a long-term deal.
“I’m very happy to play for this big club,” he told liverpoolfc.com
“The first time I spoke to the coach I had a good feeling.
“I had offers from other big clubs but I’ve been waiting for this moment.
“It will be a dream to play with these big players and I hope training will help me to be a good player here.”
Rodgers admits it may take Assaidi a while to settle in but he believes, given time, the winger will be a success.
Liverpool also completed the signing of Real Madrid midfielder Nuri Sahin on a season-long loan.
Sahin was voted the best player in the Bundesliga in a poll with Kicker magazine after helping Dortmund to the German league title in 2010-11.
Sahin, who has 31 caps for Turkey
“I hope it will be a nice year with trophies,” said Sahin.
At the time of going to print Liverpool added German youth striker Samed Yesil from Bayer Leverkusen.