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Liverpool link up with left-back Dossena

Published: Friday 4 July 2008, 17.15CET
Liverpool FC have signed Udinese Calcio left-back Andrea Dossena with the 26-year-old signing a contract running until 2012 to replace John Arne Riise.
Liverpool link up with left-back Dossena
Andrea Dossena has left Udinese ©Getty Images

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Published: Friday 4 July 2008, 17.15CET

Liverpool link up with left-back Dossena

Liverpool FC have signed Udinese Calcio left-back Andrea Dossena with the 26-year-old signing a contract running until 2012 to replace John Arne Riise.
Liverpool FC have signed Udinese Calcio left-back Andrea Dossena with the 26-year-old signing a contract running until 2012.

Riise replacement
Dossena, capped once by Italy against South Africa in October 2007, joins the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round entrants, who said on their official website: "He is seen as the ideal replacement for John Arne Riise, who departed for [AS] Roma earlier this month." The defender joined Udinese in 2005 Hellas-Verona FC and after a loan season at Treviso FBC makde his Stadio Friuli breakthrough.

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