Liverpool completes the signing of Assaidi

Liverpool has signed Morocco winger Oussama Assaidi from Dutch

club Heerenveen on a long-term contract.

The deal was completed Friday with no transfer fee or length of

contract disclosed.

Assaidi says ”when I watch Liverpool it’s always a good

atmosphere, the fans are fantastic” and ”it will be a dream to

play with these big players.”

The 24-year-old Assaidi has played 22 times for Morocco and

scored 20 goals in 68 games for Heerenveen. He’s the third signing

by coach Brendan Rodgers, joining Fabio Borini and Joe Allen as new


Rodgers says ”he’s a young player who has done very well, in

particular in the last couple of seasons” and ”he fits our style

perfectly – he’s an exciting player who is very good in one versus

one situations.”