The Reds hero has just taken the job at Brighton.
Kop boss Brendan Rodgers snapped up the German Under-21 international in a £9.75million deal from Bayer Leverkusen, which will be rubber-stamped on July 1.
Hyypia said: "He's still a young player, but, physically, he is very ready for big things. He can play a lot of positions."
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