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Benfica striker has been unveiled by Liverpool - he has told liverpoolfc that he is delighted to be joining such a great club and has watched every game saying he thinks they played superb football. He says he hopes they will win the title this season.
Markovic began his professional career with Partizan Belgrade and won successive Serbian titles with them before leaving last summer to join Benfica.
The 2013/14 season then saw him win a Portuguese treble as well as getting to the Europa League final, where Benfica were beaten by Sevilla.
Regarding his new team, Markovic told liverpoolfc.com: "I am very happy that I have joined such a great club.
"I hope that I will fulfil the expectations of the supporters, coaches, players and all connected to the club."
Liverpool have announced the signing of Serbia winger Lazar Markovic from Benfica.
The 20-year-old has joined for an undisclosed fee, reported to be £20million, on what the Barclays Premier League club describe as a "long-term deal".
Markovic is Liverpool's fourth new recruit of the summer, following the arrivals of Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana and Emre Can.
Liverpool have announced the signing of Benfica forward Lazar Markovic on a long-term deal on their official Twitter feed