Portugal ahead Diogo Jota has signed a brand new five-year contract with Liverpool, holding him at Anfield till 2027.
The 25-year-old was signed in September 2020 and has since emerged as a persistently clutch performer for Jurgen Klopp’s facet.
Jota made 29 purpose contributions in 2021/22, though his preparations for the brand new marketing campaign have been hampered by a hamstring harm and he didn’t characteristic in pre-season.
“Nicely, [I’m] actually proud, I’ve to say,” he advised Liverpool‘s official web site after placing pen to paper.
“Clearly since I arrived two years in the past I established myself as an vital participant on this workforce – that’s what I needed from the start.
“Now, signing a brand new long-term deal, it’s clearly from the membership’s perspective proof of the assumption in myself as a participant. For me, clearly it’s actually good to determine I’ll be right here for some time.
“So, the start of a brand new season, let’s do it.”
On his harm troubles, Jota added: “Sadly for me I had an upset on this pre-season as a result of I acquired injured [in the] final sport of the season enjoying with Portugal. So I used to be coming again on this pre-season, I felt it just a little bit once more. So it is going to be a number of extra weeks, I’d say.
“While you struggle for all the things, like we did final 12 months, you simply need to do it once more and to do it higher, as a result of it’s attainable.
“That drive is in me and I do know it’s in my teammates and all of the employees. We’ve all the things to struggle for these titles on the market.”