Liverpool have been decisive in signing gamers up for the long term over the past yr or so, as Andy Robertson this week adopted Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino, Joe Gomez and Jordan Henderson, who all signed long-term offers in 2018.
The Reds, nonetheless, aren’t resting on their laurels, as they’re now reportedly seeking to desk the same provide to right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold.
Current damage points have stalled the 20-year-old’s present marketing campaign, however The Times say Liverpool will nonetheless press ahead with plans to increase his deal far past its present expiry in 2021.
It is going to come as a reward for a powerful 18 months that noticed him graduate from the Liverpool youth academy and make an enormous impression within the first staff, making 34 appearances in all competitions final season as he competed with Joe Gomez for the right-back spot.
Gomez’s transformation right into a formidable centre-back in the beginning of this marketing campaign, nonetheless, allowed Alexander-Arnold to make the spot his personal, a chance he grabbed with each fingers, with solely damage capable of hold him out of the staff for any size of time.
In the identical report it’s famous that whereas Robertson and Alexander-Arnold look set to remain for the long term, fringe duo Alberto Moreno and Daniel Sturridge each look set to depart upon the expiry of their contracts in the summertime.
Moreno has lately criticised Jurgen Klopp for his lack of recreation time, and has La Liga curiosity in his signature, whereas Sturridge has struggled for minutes on account of Salah‘s emergence as a centre-forward.
The Instances say neither participant is prone to be signed up for the 2019/20 season.