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Takumi Minamino News and Features

Date of birth: January 16, 1995
Instagram: @takumi18minamino_official
Clubs: Cerezo Osaka, Red Bull Salzburg, Liverpool, Southampton (loan)
Country: Japan
Signing fee: £7.25 million

The Japan international joined Southampton in the 2020-21January transfer window on loan from Liverpool. After a year on Merseyside, Minamino scored on his debut for the Saints away at Newcastle five days after signing. 

Prior to that, the attacker had five seasons in Austria with RB Salzburg after catching the eye as part of the youth academy at Cerezo Osaka in his home country. On the international stage, he helped Japan finish runners-up at 2019's AFC Asian Cup.