The Holland defender explained: 'At first, the clubs agreed a fee, but I could not agree personal terms. Then my agent called me to say all my wishes had been accepted.
'Dirk and Ryan both told me what a great place Liverpool would be for me. I always felt the game in England would suit my style.'
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