Luis Suarez Deal to Liverpool Completed After Club Agrees to £22.8 Million Transfer FeeAt long last, the Luis Suarez negotiations have come to end, with Liverpool and Ajax agreeing to a £22.8 million ($36.1 million) transfer fee.

The deal is pending a physical, after which Liverpool can discuss terms with Suarez.

The agreement brings to an end negotiations that have lasted for weeks. Ajax had set a midnight deadline on getting a deal done.

The £22.8 million transfer fee breaks a club record, set with Fernando Torres in 2007, who cost roughly £20 million ($31.6 million).

Suarez was excited about a potential move to Liverpool, saying that he wanted to go to England to follow in the footsteps of fellow South American superstar Carlos Tevez.

“[The Premier League] is a league that attracts me, a country where the football is really good,” Suarez told the Sunday Times. “Alongside [La Liga] it is the best in the world. In England you have a lot of clubs with aspirations to become champions and they are also very strong in the Champions League at the European level. … I think it’s a kind of football that suits me.”

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