Liverpool have confirmed they have signed defender Thiago Ilori from Sporting Lisbon.

The 20-year-old becomes the Reds' sixth signing of a busy summer transfer window and says he is looking forward to playing in England.

"It feels great being a Liverpool player - coming to the Premier League has always been a dream for me," he told the club's official website.

"I'm going to try and achieve everything I can. I want to play as much as possible and we'll see what the future holds. I will give my all and try my best to help the team."

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