Michael Owen: Liverpool FC are signing a ‘proper player’ next summer

Michael Owen reckons that Liverpool FC are signing a quality player in the form of Naby Keita next year

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Liverpool FC legend Michael Owen Photo: BT Sport

Michael Owen believes that Naby Keita will bring some top quality into the Liverpool FC team when he joins the Reds next summer.

Liverpool FC were heavily linked with a move to land the Guinea international last summer, before the Reds eventually tied up a deal to bring him to Anfield from RB Leipzig at the end of this season.

Keita is playing one final campaign for the German side before his move to England and he has scored two goals and made one assist in 11 Bundesliga games so far this term.

The 22-year-old’s arrival will likely add some steel to Liverpool FC’s midfield as they look to try and challenge for the Premier League title next season.

And former Liverpool FC star Owen reckons that Keita will prove to be a quality signing for the Merseyside outfit.

Speaking to BT Sport on Wednesday night, Owen said: “Keita will come in [from RB Leipzig] next summer. He looks a proper player.”

Liverpool FC booked their place in the last 16 of the Champions League as group winners on Wednesday night thanks to a 7-0 thrashing of Spartak Moscow at Anfield.

The Reds will now turn their attentions towards their crunch Premier League clash against Everton at Anfield on Sunday afternoon as they look to keep themselves in the title race.

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