Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Hyypia heading to Leverkusen

Liverpool's veteran defender,Sami Hyypia is moving to Bayer Leverkusen at the end of the season.

Reds purchased the Finn for a meager 2.5million pounds from Dutch side Willem II in 1999.

The player has won every medal possible.He helped Liverpool to a treble in 2001 with FA Cup,League Cup and UEFA Cup.He also was part of the team which won the Champions League in Istanbul in 2005.

The deal with the German club is for two years.

Liverpool's official website read :

Hyypia underwent a medical with the German outfit this morning and will link up with his new team-mates in the summer for the start of pre-season training.

The Finnish international has earned legendary status at Anfield for the part he has played in the club's many successes over the past decade - and he will leave Merseyside with the best wishes of every Liverpool supporter.



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