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Brazilian midfielder, Philippe Coutinho, has signed a new Liverpool contract without a release clause, which will keep him at Anfield till 2022 and make him the club’s highest-paid player.


His decision to commit to the Merseyside outfit was made public on Wednesday morning amid interest from Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain.

The 24-year-old said his ambitions can be met with the Reds under German tactician, Jurgen Klopp.

The Brazilian told Liverpool’s official website, “I am very happy to sign a new contract for this club. It is a club that I am very grateful to and this shows my happiness here.

“I will work much harder to repay the belief shown in me.

“This is a fantastic club, one of the biggest clubs in the world – and we should be there amongst the other big clubs. This is a football club with great players and great technical staff. It has everything to achieve great things in future.

“Since we [his family] arrived here we were welcomed with open arms by everyone.

“We feel at home in this city, we feel a part of this city. It is a very important day for me, my wife and my daughter. I am happy – and everyone is happy at home!”

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