Anfield nab young Portuguese midfielder.
Liverpool have completed the signing of Sporting Lisbon youngster Joao Carlos Teixeira.
The Reds announced last night that the deal had been rubberstamped.
The 19-year-old Portuguese youth international played and scored against the Reds earlier this season at Anfield in the NexGen series.
Liverpool have an eye to youth in relation to most of their recent transfer activity and the capture of the highly rated Sporting Lisbon man shows that Messrs Kenny Dalglish and Damien Comolli are very much planning for the future.
The teenage midfielder impressed when he went up against Liverpool in the NexGen series, scoring once as Sporting Lisbon beat the Merseyside club 3-0.
Teixeira has been compared to former Barcelona and Chelsea man Deco and is Liverpool will hope that he fulfills that obvious potential. See him in action below.