Serb Jovanovic joins Liverpool
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Serbian international attacking midfielder Milan Jovanovic signed for English Premier League giants Liverpool on a free transfer from Belgian First Division side Standard Liege on Tuesday, his agent confirmed.

The 28-year-old, who will join Liverpool in June this year, signed a three year contract and will earn a reported €3 million a year.

Jovanovic, who turned down an offer from Spanish side Real Madrid last year because he didn't think he would get enough playing time, had also been a target for Serie A duo AC Milan and Juventus as well as Valencia.

Jovanovic, who impressed as the Serbians reached this year's FIFA World Cup™ finals and in Standard Liege's two successive title wins, was recently named the Belgian league's player of the season.