The English defender has signed with the Premier League Champions for £1.6 million. Liverpool agreed to pay £500,000 up front with the rest being add-ons.
In addition to this, Preston have inserted a 20% sell on clause.
In an exclusive interview with liverpoolfc.com Jurgen Klopp spoke about Ben Davies.
Klopp went on to say that as the situation got worse, teams that would otherwise not garner attention from Liverpool needed to be looked at.
But since we saw him and since our situation got clearer and clearer, the problems we had, when we saw him we got really excited about it and thought, ‘Wow.’ He’s played his whole life for Preston, is around the corner pretty much. We see the potential.Klopp on signing Ben Davies
Many Liverpool supporters wanted a glamourous signing, but Klopp spoke very highly of the Anfield newcomer.
When asked if Ben Davies feels like he belongs Klopp responded by saying,
That’s very important but the fact that he said yes shows he is confident. That’s exactly what we need…So this is a challenge but it’s an opportunity – a big, big opportunity. I see it exactly like that.Klopp on Ben Davies belonging at Liverpool
The Liverpool boss ended the interview by saying: “I’m really looking forward to meeting him.”