Liverpool complete signing of defender Jose Enrique from Newcastle United

12 August 2011 10:38
By Telegraph staff and agencies

11:38AM BST 12 Aug 2011


Negotiations were concluded swiftly after the 25 year-old travelled from Newcastle to have a medical at the club's Melwood training ground yesterday.

The Spaniard is believed to have cost Liverpool in the region of £6 million.

"This is one of the happiest days of my life," he told

"I have come to one of the biggest clubs not just in England, but in the world. I am really, really happy."

Enrique becomes Liverpool's fifth signing of the summer, following Stewart Downing, Charlie Adam, Jordan Henderson and Alexander Doni.

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