Fabinho signs new ‘long-term contract’ with Liverpool to follow Trent Alexander-Arnold committing future to Anfield
LIVERPOOL midfielder Fabinho has signed a long-term contract, committing his future to the club. The 27-year-old has made 122 appearances over three seasons at Anfield. Fabinho was part of Jurgen Klopp's first-team that won the Champions League in 2019. And played a pivotal role back in 2020, helping the Reds win their first league title in 30 years.
Liverpool are gearing up for a busy end to pre-season both on and off the pitch, with sales and signings expected at Anfield this month. Jonathan David links renewed We were keen a year ago, but Canadian forward Jonathan David swapped Belgium for France and moved to Lille instead.
The Liverpool manager has been quick to quash the idea of allowing Greek full-back Kostas Tsimikas to leave the club this summer amid interest from Serie A sides Liverpool have made their stance on the future of Kostas Tsimikas very clear to a number of clubs that have approached them over the defender - he will remain at Anfield next season.
Left back Kostas Tsimikas has been linked with a move away from Anfield this summer One year on from his move to Liverpool, left-back Kostas Tsimikas has been the subject of recent transfer speculation. Tsimikas, 25, joined the Reds for £11.75m last summer but played just five minutes across two Premier League games last term.
Liverpool have secured the services of the specialist coach for a fourth season in succession Liverpool's throw-in coach Thomas Gronnemark has agreed a new deal at the club. The former Danish athlete began working with the Reds ahead of the 2018/19 season after being called by manager Jurgen Klopp to become involved with the team.
The Liverpool boss will have legitimate fears over thrusting central defender Virgil van Dijk back into action for game one of the Premier League after nearly an entire year out of action Liverpoolmanager Jurgen Kloppis aiming to get more game time under the belts of central defensive duo Virgil van Dijkand Joe Gomezbefore the Reds opening Premier Leaguefixture against newly-promoted Norwich.
Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez set for more minutes as Klopp hails “real specialist” Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez are expected to play at least half an hour as Liverpool prepare for two 60-minute friendlies against Bologna on Thursday afternoon. The Reds’ centre-back duo both returned in the 4-3 loss to Hertha Berlin last week, playing just over 20 minutes after long-term injuries.
Liverpool’s failure to offload Xherdan Shaqiri and Divock Origi cost them a realistic chance at landing Donyell Malen, a report claims. Malen eventually picked Borussia Dortmund following a lengthy transfer pursuit for the former PSV Eindhoven man. Indeed, he had links elsewhere in the Premier League than just Liverpool.
Alisson Becker's likely contract extension at Liverpool is no shock. Its importance extends beyond providing clean sheets for the rest of Jürgen Klopp's tenure. Ahead of the 2021/22 season, Liverpool have set to work on securing key players down to long-term contracts. Full-back Trent Alexander-Arnold recently committed himself to the club until 2025, and goalkeeper Alisson Becker is expected to sign a similar deal soon.
Liverpool will be hoping to challenge for silverware this season and will need certain members of the squad to step-up. If there is one Liverpool player who cannot afford to have another below-par campaign, it is Naby Keita. The Guinean midfielder was seen as a real coup by those associated with the Reds back in 2017, having agreed a then club-record fee for his services.
Liverpool have one month to conclude their transfer business as the summer transfer window begins to wind down This transfer window could prove be pivotal for Liverpool as manager Jurgen Klopp attempts to better his squad in preparation to challenge for silverware once again in the upcoming season. The Reds have been linked with a number of different targets, while there are also question marks over many of the players already at the club.
Liverpool take on Norwich City on the opening day of the new Premier League season but which line-up will Jurgen Klopp go with? Not long now, folks. Just 12 more days and the real stuff will be kicking off once again for Liverpool. The Reds begin their attempt to regain the Premier League title when they make the long journey to Norwich City on Saturday week.
A Liverpool transfer that had been ruled out under one circumstance could be back on amid Chelsea’s reluctance to sell a similar player, per a report. Liverpool have been lauded for the work they have done in the transfer market over recent years. Over £120m has been generated through the sales of stars deemed surplus to requirements that had spent time in their academy.
Sheffield United hope Slavisa Jokanovic’s relationship with Harvey Elliott will put them in pole position to sign the Liverpool youngster if they decide to enter the race for his services. United, who Jokanovic believes are close to making a breakthrough in the transfer market following nearly two months of inactivity, have been monitoring Elliott’s situation at Anfield ahead of the new Premier League season.
Liverpool may need to move for more homegrown players in the market with the club currently having an excess of non-homegrown options to chose from. These are five players they could turn to. Jürgen Klopp's transfer dealings are not determined by merely financial aspects this summer. Logistics also come into play.
Liverpool have only made one signing so far this summer, with Klopp keen to boost his squad ahead of a Premier League title challenge. Liverpool have been dealt a major transfer blow after seeing Leeds United reportedly submit a bid for a long-time target of Jurgen Klopp’s.