Liverpool have completed the signing of Belgium striker Christian Benteke from Aston Villa for £32.5 million.
The Premier League club announced the signing and unveiled the player on Wednesday night.
They wrote on their website: “The Liverpool Football Club are delighted to confirm the signing of Belgium international striker Christian Benteke from Aston Villa.
“The 24-year-old put pen to paper on a long-term contract with the Reds today after successfully completing a medical in London.
“Benteke has built a reputation as one of the Barclays Premier League’s most clinical forwards since joining Villa from Genk in 2012, having scored 49 goals in 101 appearances for the Midlands side.”