Liverpool have agreed to sign Takumi Minamino from RB Salzburg in January, 2020.

The Japanese midfielder has played 22 times for his native country, Japan. He joined the Austrian Bundesliga side from Cerezo Osaka in January 2015.

The 24-year-old has described the move as a dream come true for him. He said his dream of winning the Premier League and Champions League is achievable with the Reds.

“It has been a dream, my dream to become a Liverpool player. And I’m so excited that the moment has come true,” Minamino told Liverpool’s official website.

“My target is to win the Premier League and the Champions League, and to make good contributions to the team.”

Minamino has scored 42 goals in 136 Austrian Bundesliga appearances. He will wear the number 18 jersey at Liverpool.