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Jurgen Klopp: Thiago Alcantara perfect fit for Liverpool FC.

Jurgen Klopp is delighted with the full package Thiago Alcantara brings to Anfield.

Liverpool boss Klopp happy with the signing of Thiago Alcantara [Getty]
Liverpool boss Klopp happy with the signing of Thiago Alcantara [Getty]

Jurgen Klopp has heaped praise on midfield star Thiago Alcantara, saying the Spain international has an "exceptional" vision.

The Spaniard sealed a move from Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich to Liverpool a few weeks ago, making his debut in the Reds’ 2-0 win against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

Thiago completed a record-breaking 75 passes in that match, the most of any player playing at least 45 minutes in a Premier League game since Opta stats began.

"Thiago is obviously a very good football player," Klopp told Sky Sports News ahead of their clash against Arsenal on Monday Night.

"You saw it [against Chelsea]. Some things are natural for him that are not natural for other players, but we won the league and we won the Champions League without Thiago. 

“He won it with Bayern, so obviously it is a good fit I would say, but we now have to get used to each other.

"There are very special things [he has that separates him from others] in world football. His vision is exceptional, pair that with pretty good technical skills, and a nice passing ability and these kinds of things, and you become a really interesting package. That's what Thiago is.

"On top of that as a guy, he couldn't be better. It's incredible when you give him a ball, he is still a kid. And when you take the ball away he is a really mature and experienced football person, who is interested in a lot of things, tactics and all these kinds of things. He wants to learn which is very important."

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