Liverpool FC have confirmed the signing of James Milner from Manchester City on a free transfer, subject to medical.

 

Milner is set to earn around A?150,000 a week and rejected Manchester Citya s offer of a contract extension worth up to A?165,000 a week. The 29 year old England International agreed in principle to move to Liverpool FC despite Manuel Pellegrinia s desire to keep him at City plus interest from Arsenal FC. Milner will officially become a Liverpool FC player on July 1.

The statement on the club’s website read:

‘Liverpool Football Club are delighted to announce they have agreed a deal to sign Manchester Citya s James Milner, subject to a medical.

The Reds have agreed personal terms with the England international, who will join the club on a free transfer on July 1 after his contract at the Etihad Stadium has expired.

Milner will arrive at Anfield having lifted two Barclays Premier League titles, an FA Cup and a League Cup during his five-year spell with City.’

Following the announcement of the news, we pick out the best tweets as twitter displayed a mixed reaction to the news of Liverpool FC signing the midfielder on A?150,000 a week contract