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EPL: Klopp signs new contract with Liverpool, gives reason

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Liverpool have confirmed that their manager, Jurgen Klopp, has signed a new contract extension that will keep him at Anfield until 2024.

The UEFA Champions League holders made this known in a statement on their official website on Friday.

The statement read: “Liverpool Football Club are delighted to announce Jürgen Klopp has agreed a contract extension with the club.

“The manager will extend his Reds tenure until 2024, ensuring he will remain at the helm for a further four-and-a-half years.

Assistant managers Peter Krawietz and Pepijn Lijnders have also agreed deals to continue working collaboratively alongside Klopp.

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“The deal comes after four hugely successful years in charge of Liverpool for the 52-year-old and will ensure the long-term foundations for the team’s – and indeed club’s – development will continue well into the next decade.”

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Klopp, speaking on why he signed a new deal, told the club’s official website: “For me personally this is a statement of intent, one which is built on my knowledge of what we as a partnership have achieved so far and what is still there for us to achieve.

“When I see the development of the club and the collaborative work that continues to take place, I feel my contribution can only grow.

“People see what happens on the pitch as a measure of our progress and although it is the best measure, it’s not the only measure. I have seen the commitment from ownership through to every aspect and function of the club you can think of.

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“When the call came in autumn 2015, I felt we were perfect for each other; if anything, now I feel I underestimated that. It is only with a total belief that the collaboration remains totally complementary on both sides that I am able to make this commitment to 2024.”

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