Jovanovic signs for Liverpool


BRUSSELS, February 10 – Serbian international attacking midfielder Milan Jovanovic signed for English Premier League giants Liverpool on a free transfer from Belgian First Division side Standard Liege on Tuesday, his agent confirmed.The 28-year-old, who will join Liverpool in June this year, signed a three year contract and will earn a reported 3million euros a year.

Jovanovic, who turned down an offer from Spanish side Real Madrid last year because he didn’t think he would get enough playing time, had also been a target for Serie A duo AC Milan and Juventus as well as Valencia.

Jovanovic, who impressed as the Serbians reached this year’s World Cup finals and in Standard Liege’s two successive title wins, was recently named the Belgian league’s player of the season.