AC Milan has completed the signing of former Liverpool striker Divock Origi on a free transfer, the Serie A champion confirmed on Tuesday.

Origi left Liverpool after eight years in England at the end of last season, having fallen down the pecking order at the club. He has signed a deal until June 2026 in Milan.

The Belgian had to wait for his moments at Liverpool but when given a chance he was often the difference maker, earning cult-hero status on Merseyside.

His 95th-minute winner against Everton in 2018 had coach Jurgen Klopp sprinting across the pitch in celebration, while he also scored a game-clinching second goal in the 2019 Champions League final, as well as a double in Liverpool's famous 4-0 win over Barcelona that season.

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He saved his best for Liverpool's bitter rival Everton, with his late header after coming off the bench at Anfield in April putting the seal on his team's 2-0 win in a hard-fought Merseyside derby.

It was the 27-year-old's sixth career goal against Everton, at least twice as many as he has managed against any other opponent in his Liverpool career, while he scored 11 goals as a substitute in the Premier League, the outright most by a Liverpool player.

He left the club after scoring 41 goals in 175 appearances and joins a Milan side who won their first Scudetto in 11 years last season under coach Stefano Pioli.