Arbeloa in Liverpool

MADRID: Deportivo La Coruna right back Alvaro Arbeloa will join Liverpool. Deportivo coach Joaquin Caparros announced the transfer on Tuesday but didn’t give any financial details. The Web site of sports daily Marca said the Premier League club was to pay $5.2 million. Arbeloa, who turned 24 two weeks ago, joined Deportivo from Real Madrid in the offseason for a reported transfer fee of $1.7 million. According to that deal, Madrid will receive 50 percent of the fee paid by Liverpool. — AP