Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 1/30/13
Liverpool have confirmed midfielder Philippe Coutinho has moved to Anfield from Inter Milan on a long-term contract. The 20-year-old becomes Liverpool's second signing of the January transfer window following the arrival of striker Daniel Sturridge at the start of the month. Coutinho said: "I'm feeling very happy, it's a very important step in my career and I'm expecting to come here and play good football to give my contribution on the pitch. "Liverpool is a great club with great players. We've always heard about Liverpool's history in Brazil. "They are the club that have been interested in me and that have showed this interest so I know they believe in me and my football." Coutinho, who has one cap for Brazil, began his career at Vasco da Gama before moving to Inter Milan in 2010 - and the player also enjoyed a loan spell at Espanyol. Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre said: "We're always delighted when we get the players we go after. "It has been a successful transfer wi...
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