Soccer News: Barcelona Acquires Liverpool Midfielder Javier Mascherano

Mascherano wanted to get out of Liverpool due to family issues.

Mascherano had held himself out of Liverpools first two games to try to force a move, and Barcelona finally stepped up and met Liverpool’s demands for the midfielder.

Liverpool has confirmed that they have agreed to a transfer fee with Barca, reported to be an initial €16 million rising to a potential €22 million. The transfer agreement is for the next four seasons according to the Barca website.

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