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Kostas Tsimikas on Liverpool supporting family; Robertson rivalry

New Liverpool signing Kostas Tsimikas is delighted with his move to Anfield.

The Greek left-back completed his transfer to the Reds from Olympiacos at Melwood on Monday to bolster Jürgen Klopp's defensive ranks prior to the start of the 2020-21 campaign.

He told the club's website: "I'm very happy, I'm very proud to be here. For me, [it's] the biggest club in the world. It's an honour to be here and I will give my best.

"From the start I didn't believe it but after I was very happy to come here and play for this team."

Tsimikas also revealed: "My brother is a Liverpool fan and he pushed me to come here and sign. [As] a kid, I supported Liverpool. For all my family and for my brother, we are very happy for this.

"I think until now he doesn't believe I'm here. Now when he sees the pictures he will understand I've signed here and will be very happy."

On competing with Andrew Robertson, he added: "He's one of the very good talents. For me, I will give my best to play. I know Robertson is one of the best left-backs in the world but this gives me extra motivation to work hard."

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