Dirk Kuyt is happy to stay with Liverpool.

Kuyt, who could have forced a move to Inter ­Milan last summer, is ­committed to the Anfield cause.

He said: "I intend to stay now. In the summer Inter came to me to find out if I wanted to move.

"The board of Liverpool took a strong attitude ­towards them. They did not want me to go because I was one of the five most ­important players for the team.''

"In my talks with the new board I feel the same kind of trust in me.

"So in return I want to show my loyalty to the club in these difficult times."

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