Dutch Star, Cody Gakpo Reveals Why He Signed for Liverpool Ahead of Manchester United.

Liverpool Football Club’s recent signee, Cody Gakpo has disclosed the reason he signed for the Reds over Manchester United who also made negotiations for his signature.

Gakpo signed a six-year deal with Liverpool which will keep him at Anfield until the summer of 2028.

The 23-year-old Dutch football star in his first official interview with the club stated that his teammate on the Netherlands national team, Virgil Van Dijk convinced him to join the Reds. He revealed that the Liverpool centre-back told him that if he wants to grow as a footballer, Liverpool was his best option.

Read part of his statement below:

“I’m really excited to be at Liverpool, looking forward to start playing for this amazing club. This is a great club for me to come in and try to show what I can do and try to help the team to achieve more beautiful moments, it’s also good to develop here. It was really hectic because it went really fast with Liverpool… and it was Christmas! Crazy! Everyone I know texted me. Van Dijk told me that this is the right move for me to become a better player, that Liverpool is a really massive club but also a real family.”

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