Tiago Ilori joined Reading for £3.75m
The Portuguese defender joined Reading earlier this week for £3.75million after making just three senior appearances for Liverpool.
And Ilori is looking forward to developing under the experience of former Manchester United centre-half Jaap Stam.
Tiago Ilori looking to learn from Jaap Stam
The Dutch manager, who has guided Reading to fourth in the Championship table, won three Premier League titles, the FA Cup and Champions League during his time at Old Trafford.
“I was flattered with the interest from Reading because it is a great club,” Ilori told the club's official website.
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“There were a few factors in my decision, the manager was probably the strongest of them.
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“To improve myself as a player I thought there would be no better person to learn from than someone like the manager who has been there and done it.
“Great things are happening here this season, I’m here to try and help add to that and help push the team forward.”