Liverpool new boy Jovanovic delighted to be joining a European giant

10 February 2010 02:56
Reds alert: Jovanovic is relishing his move to Anfield

Milan Jovanovic admitted the chance to join one of the biggest clubs in Europe was too good to knock back after snubbing Valencia for Liverpool.

The 28-year-old Standard Liege striker will arrive at Anfield in the summer after signing a three-year deal.

Reds boss Rafa Benitez's former club Valencia were reported to be in advanced negotiations with the Serbia international.

But Jovanovic said: 'We have reached an agreement for three years, with the option to extend with another season.

'I have yet to undergo a medical exam, but that shouldn't be a problem. I don't have any physical problems and I'm feeling perfectly fit.

'I opted to sign for Liverpool because they're one of the biggest teams around in Europe. They're definitely among the 10 biggest sides.

'I'm absolutely delighted that the deal is completed. From now on, I can focus on Standard Liege again. I want to leave the club in a good way.'

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