Liverpool confirm deal for Greek defender

Sortirios KyrgiakosFollowing our earlier story, Liverpool have confirmed they will conclude a deal for Sotirios Kyrgiakos of AEK Athens subject to a medical.

Speaking to the official website Rafael Benitez said:

“We have nearly done the deal subject to a medical. He is a player with experience who can hopefully help us in defence.

“He has experience in British football and Rangers. After that with Frankfurt and the national team. He’s a good player in the air, strong and aggressive. We were looking for a player with experience.

“He will have the medical this week, it has to be before the weekend.”

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