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Liverpool sign Belgian striker Origi and then send him back out on loan for the season

The striker was in action for the Belgian side that reached the quarter-final stage of the recent World Cup in Brazil.

Source: Joe Giddens

LIVERPOOL HAVE CONFIRMED the signing of Belgian striker Divock Origi from Lille for a reported fee of £10 million.

But Liverpool fans will have to wait to see the 19 year-old in action as he is to be loaned back to the French club for the upcoming 2014-15 campaign.

The striker was in action for the Belgian side that reached the quarter-final stage of the recent World Cup in Brazil.

Origi began his career with Belgian side Genk before moving to Ligue 1 outfit Lille in 2010 and scoring six goals during his time with the club.

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He  has won eight caps for Belgium and netted for the first time when he scored the winner in their World Cup group match against Russia.

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