Dominic Solanke is now officially a Liverpool player after the talented young striker completed the final formalities of his move from Chelsea.

It was announced in May that Solanke would be joining the club after his contract at Chelsea expired.

He is also said to have been wanted by RB Leipzig and Celtic, but Liverpool have now officially won the race to sign the U20 World Cup winner.

The striker enjoyed a hugely successful summer in South Korea with England U20s. Not only did he play a huge part in securing the trophy, but he also won the Player of the Tournament award.

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WATCH: Dominic Solanke among those training at Melwood on Monday

He has been pictured training at Melwood throughout the last week and could feature in the club’s pre-season friendlies against Tranmere Rovers and Wigan Athletic later this week.

Solanke: “It feels amazing and everyone has made me feel welcome already. Even just pulling on the training top, I was over the moon.”

Solanke: “Hopefully I can put on the shirt in the near future and make some good history here.”

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