Manchester United have broken the British transfer record to sign Argentina winger Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid for £59.7 million.
The 26-year-old passed a medical on Tuesday morning having agreed a long-term contract.
The record signing takes Manchester United's spending past £132 million as they seek an immediate return to the Champions League.
Di Maria made 133 appearances for Real Madrid during his four-year spell, winning the Champions League?, La Liga and the Copa del Rey.
The winger will not be involved in United's League Cup match against MK Dons on Tuesday evening, but could make Louis Van Gaal's squad for Saturday's Premier League game at Burnley.
Frank Lampard has announced his retirement from international football in a statement released by his management company.
The 36-year-old midfielder's England career has spanned 15 years and earned him 106 caps.
Lampard, who has joined Major League Soccer franchise New York City FC, said in a statement released by his management company: "I have taken the decision to retire from international football. It has been a very tough decision for me to make which is why I have given it so much thought since the World Cup."
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Mario Balotelli is set to watch his new teammates take on his old ones as he watches Liverpool play Manchester City this evening.
Mario Balotelli has just arrived at the Etihad Stadium. He'll watch his new teammates in action from the stands this evening #LFC
Manchester City tweeted this photo of him arriving at the Etihad Stadium.
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Mario Balotelli has pledged to win "much silverware for the fans" as he confirmed his move to Liverpool FC on his Facebook page.
He said: "I'm proud to announce my return to the Premier League as a Liverpool FC player. Let's make the most out of this amazing challenge ..."
He also uploaded a new banner photo of his face emblazoned on the Liverpool FC motto "you'll never walk alone".
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has called the signing of Mario Balotelli "a smart piece of business."
Speaking to Liverpoolfc.com he said: "There is no doubting Mario's ability; he is a world-class talent and someone who, for such a young age, has vast experience of playing at the very highest level."
He added that he was looking forward to working with the "world class talent" and helping him progress as a player.
He said: "This transfer represents outstanding value for the club and I think we have done a really smart piece of business here."
Mario Balotelli has said he is "very happy" to be moving to Liverpool FC. In a statement on the club's website, he said:
I'm very happy. We've been talking about coming here and now I'm happy to be here.
Liverpool are one of the best teams here in England and the football is very good here.
It's a great team with young players, and that's why I came here.
Mario Balotelli has tweeted about his new club Liverpool FC shortly after the deal for his signature was completed.
YNWA! COME ON LIVERPOOL! ???
Liverpool have announced the signing of Italian striker Mario Balotelli shortly before they kick off against his former club Manchester city.