Mohamed Salah has completed his move from Roma to Liverpool, signing a “long-term deal” at Anfield.
The Egyptian winger made his first foray into the Premier League when he moved from Basel to Chelsea in 2014, scoring twice in 10 league appearances in his first season with the Blues.
But halfway through his second season at Stamford Bridge, in which he made just three appearances, Salah was loaned out to Serie A, first with Fiorentina before switching to Roma for the 2015/116 campaign.
Having come of age in Italy, scoring 34 goals in 83 appearances for the Giallorossi, Salah believes that he returns to England a different player.
"Even my personality was different, I was a kid – I was 20 or 21. Now I’m four years older, everything's different," he told his new club's official website.
"I am improving and doing better and better every year. This is why I’m in a new challenge and I’m happy to have this challenge. It’s not easy but I know that. I’m excited. It’s not easy, but I’m ready."
Salah will take the No. 11 shirt, with Roberto Firmino swapping to No. 9, and the 25-year-old says he can be deployed in a number of attacking formations.
"They played so well last season," he said of his new teammates. "Mane played a fantastic season, Coutinho, Firmino, Lallana – all of them. I don’t want to say just one name. All of them had a great season last year.
"I have played on the right. Last season with Roma we played five at the back and two strikers; I was a second striker, like a No.10. Sometimes I go on the left. I can play anywhere up front."