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Defender Ilori joins Reading from Liverpool
January 18, 2017 / 10:57 AM / a year ago

Defender Ilori joins Reading from Liverpool

(Reuters) - Defender Tiago Ilori has joined Reading from Liverpool on a three-and-a-half year contract for an undisclosed fee, the Championship side said in a statement on Wednesday.

Britain Football Soccer - Tranmere Rovers v Liverpool - Pre Season Friendly - Prenton Park - 16/17 - 8/7/16 Liverpool's Tiago Ilori Action Images via Reuters / Peter Cziborra

The 23-year-old Portugal youth international joined Liverpool from Sporting Lisbon in 2013 and made three senior appearances for the Premier League club.

“Tiago is the type of defender a lot of people like - his technical skill, passing ability, pace, quality and physique. We always want players with those attributes within our squad,” Reading manager Jaap Stam told the club website. (

Reporting by Simon Jennings in Bengaluru; Editing by Amlan Chakraborty

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