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Welcome Diogo Jota
« on: September 19, 2020, 04:58:53 pm »
https://www.liverpoolfc.com/news/first-team/409171-liverpool-fc-seal-signing-of-diogo-jota-on-long-term-deal

Liverpool FC seal signing of Diogo Jota on long-term deal

 Liverpool FC have completed the signing of Portugal international Diogo Jota from Wolverhampton Wanderers on a long-term contract.

The 23-year-old joins the Premier League champions after three seasons with Wolves – two in the top flight, which included 67 appearances and 16 goals for the versatile forward.

Jota also scored nine times in 14 Europa League outings in 2019-20 and opened his account for his country in a UEFA Nations League clash with Croatia earlier this month.

“It’s just a really exciting moment for me and my family,” he told Liverpoolfc.com upon sealing the transfer on Saturday.

“All of my path since I was a kid and now, to join a club like Liverpool – the world champions – is just unbelievable. I just want to get started.

“It is one of the best teams in the world – the best at the moment because they are world champions. When you look at the Premier League, you always see Liverpool as one of the biggest teams in the country, so it’s impossible to say no.

“So we just want to come [here], to give our best and hopefully I can become a good option for Liverpool in the future.”

Jota – who will take the vacant No.20 shirt for the Reds – began his career with Pacos de Ferreira in Portugal before he was signed by Atletico Madrid in 2016.

The attacker spent the 2016-17 campaign on loan with FC Porto under future Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo and then followed the coach to Molineux the next season.

He was top scorer for Wolves with 17 goals when they gained promotion by winning the Championship that year and carried his form into the Premier League as they secured back-to-back seventh-place finishes.

“I think I am a team player,” added Jota. “I play up front and my job is to find a way to score goals and to provide assists and that’s what they can expect from me – that I will always do my best. I will always try to help the team in the best way possible.

“They [the fans] can count on me because now I am one of them and I will give my best.”

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Diogo Jota
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2020, 05:01:07 pm »

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Diogo Jota
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2020, 05:02:15 pm »
I prefer this one.

Welcome Diogo!

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Re: Welcome Diogo Jota
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2020, 05:03:06 pm »
Welcome!

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Re: Welcome Diogo Jota
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2020, 05:03:12 pm »
Cool.

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Diogo Jota
« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2020, 05:03:14 pm »
Didn't even know he was an option for us on Friday morning, Saturday afternoon and he's here  ;D Ridiculous how well run we are.

Welcome! Looks a big talent.

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Re: Welcome Diogo Jota
« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2020, 05:03:23 pm »
Welcome Jota. Only 23, too. Seems like he was around for quite some time, now we are getting him when he is approaching his peak. I am excited to see what he can do.
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Re: Welcome Diogo Jota
« Reply #8 on: September 19, 2020, 05:03:39 pm »
Welcome! Great signing.

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Re: Welcome Diogo Jota
« Reply #9 on: September 19, 2020, 05:04:20 pm »
Welcome aboard. Terrific signing
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Re: Welcome Diogo Jota
« Reply #10 on: September 19, 2020, 05:04:21 pm »
Woohoo, welcome!
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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Diogo Jota
« Reply #11 on: September 19, 2020, 05:05:02 pm »
That was quick! Welcome Diogo!
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Re: Welcome Diogo Jota
« Reply #12 on: September 19, 2020, 05:05:07 pm »
Howdy Jotters!
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Re: Welcome Diogo Jota
« Reply #13 on: September 19, 2020, 05:05:20 pm »
Feel like we've been really under-represented by Portuguese players over the years.
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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Diogo Jota
« Reply #14 on: September 19, 2020, 05:05:45 pm »
I prefer this one.

Welcome Diogo!

me too, the Liverpool in the title makes it  :P
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Re: Welcome Diogo Jota
« Reply #15 on: September 19, 2020, 05:06:12 pm »

He’ll dioGO a long way  :wave

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool Diogo Jota
« Reply #16 on: September 19, 2020, 05:06:32 pm »
me too, the Liverpool in the title makes it  :P

mwhahahah  8)

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Re: Welcome Diogo Jota
« Reply #17 on: September 19, 2020, 05:07:02 pm »
Feel like we've been really under-represented by Portuguese players over the years.

Yeah was thinking this earlier. Only really Meireles who has ever made a notable amount of appearances.

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Re: Welcome Diogo Jota
« Reply #18 on: September 19, 2020, 05:08:36 pm »
Funny how Dim Glas posted just after this was announced only to see Craig already had the article to hand....hmmmm
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Re: Welcome Diogo Jota
« Reply #19 on: September 19, 2020, 05:09:03 pm »
Welcome aboard sunshine.

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Re: Welcome Diogo Jota
« Reply #20 on: September 19, 2020, 05:09:18 pm »
Funny how Dim Glas posted just after this was announced only to see Craig already had the article to hand....hmmmm

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Re: Welcome Diogo Jota
« Reply #21 on: September 19, 2020, 05:09:34 pm »
This is an interesting deal. I trust the scouting team to have found the right player. My view is that it was a needed step. We needed a new attacking player, mainly for the future. Reason being the ages of Salah, Firmino, Mane. Nothing critical, but it's wise to buy a new player now so we don't need to buy two or three at once later on.


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Re: Welcome Diogo Jota
« Reply #22 on: September 19, 2020, 05:09:38 pm »
That's already four singings  ;D

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Re: Welcome Diogo Jota
« Reply #23 on: September 19, 2020, 05:10:53 pm »
Yeah was thinking this earlier. Only really Meireles who has ever made a notable amount of appearances.

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Re: Welcome Diogo Jota
« Reply #24 on: September 19, 2020, 05:10:56 pm »
Strikes me as a very good deal.

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Re: Welcome Diogo Jota
« Reply #25 on: September 19, 2020, 05:11:08 pm »
Yeah was thinking this earlier. Only really Meireles who has ever made a notable amount of appearances.

Come on, Simao made plenty of appearances for us. In the transfer links that is.

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Re: Welcome Diogo Jota
« Reply #26 on: September 19, 2020, 05:11:11 pm »
Wake me up before Diogo!

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« Reply #27 on: September 19, 2020, 05:11:14 pm »
Get in! I think he'll be a brilliant signing and am excited by this. He likes scoring against the Mancs as well, I remember him putting a few past them in a league and FA Cup game.  ;D

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« Reply #28 on: September 19, 2020, 05:12:15 pm »
Welcome Dioooooooooooooooogo! :scarf

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« Reply #29 on: September 19, 2020, 05:12:19 pm »
Welcome Jota :scarf
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Re: Welcome Diogo Jota
« Reply #30 on: September 19, 2020, 05:12:27 pm »
Honestly Bayern, we ain’t gotta jota money right now

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Re: Welcome Diogo Jota
« Reply #32 on: September 19, 2020, 05:13:46 pm »
Pleased to get him on board.

Think he's gonna be a great signing and fit in nicely.  :wellin

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« Reply #33 on: September 19, 2020, 05:14:26 pm »
Fantastic signing - the young, dangerous, pacy forward we’ve all wanted for a year or two.
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Re: Welcome Diogo Jota
« Reply #34 on: September 19, 2020, 05:15:58 pm »
Abel Xavier?

Good shout, he wasn't mentioned on the site I looked on!

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« Reply #35 on: September 19, 2020, 05:18:28 pm »
Good signing with an absolutely brilliant deal by Edwards and the transfer committee
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« Reply #36 on: September 19, 2020, 05:21:08 pm »
Fucking made up with the last 2 days. Freshens and strengthens the team and squad. Well done to all who made this happen

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« Reply #37 on: September 19, 2020, 05:23:03 pm »
Welcome to Liverpool Football Club.

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« Reply #38 on: September 19, 2020, 05:23:07 pm »
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« Reply #39 on: September 19, 2020, 05:24:24 pm »
Good shout, he wasn't mentioned on the site I looked on!

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