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Fabinho delighted after signing five-year extension with Liverpool: I'm very happy here

Fabinho has signed a new five-year deal with Liverpool.

The Brazilian, 27, was an integral part of Liverpool's Champions League win in 2019 and Premier League title win in 2020.

"Fabinho has signed a new long-term contract with Liverpool FC," the club signalled on its website.

"The midfielder put pen to paper on fresh terms at the Reds' pre-season training camp in Evian on Tuesday."

Fabinho added: "I'm delighted to have signed a new contract with the club. Since the beginning of the conversation, I was really positive about it because it's what I wanted – staying in this club, keep playing for Liverpool. Now this is official and I'm really happy.

"These last three seasons I've been really happy here. I learned a lot with the manager, with all the staff, with the boys as well.

"We achieved things together and for me I think it's the best place to be, the best place to keep growing, to keep learning from the staff, from the boys. Hopefully we will keep achieving good things.

"The manager and the staff are pushing us for this because they know our capacity, they know our quality.

"Personally, as I say, I want to be the best for the team, I want to be an important piece in this team – not just as a player but as a leader as well. Keep learning from the boys and the staff and be the best I can.

"We know with these players we can go really far in all the competitions. In the last year we didn't win any trophies, so I think everyone is hungry to win more trophies, win more things, to keep our fans happy. Hopefully we will do this this season."


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