OFFICIAL : Stoke City signs Joe Allen from Liverpool
- Updated: July 25, 2016
Stoke City have announced the signing of the Welsh midfielder Joe Allen from Liverpool for a reported fee of £13 million. The 26 years old midfielder has signed a 5 years deal with Stoke City.
The Welsh “Xavi” had a oustanding EURO 2016 campaign with his national team as they’ve reached the semifinal. Joe Allen was selected on the EURO 2016 team of the tournament.
Joe Allen arrived at Anfield Road on 2012 from Swansea City for £15 million. The Welsh midfielder did not have a great start with Liverpool , but last season he performed very well, which was concluded with EURO 2016 campaign.
The 26-year-old midfielder spent 4 seasons at Anfield Road – making 129 appearances and finding the net in 7 occasions. Joe Allen will be remembered by the Reds for the late equalizer against Arsenal in January 2016.