Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is pleased to see the club tying Portugal forward Diogo Jota to a new long-term contract.
After joining the club in September 2020, Jota has extended for five years Which will keep him at Liverpool until 2027.
Although Darwin Nunez has joined the Reds, liverpool It lost both Sadio Mane and cult hero Divock Origi from his front line this summer. Hence securing the future of the consistent goalscorer and provider at Jota will be seen as a significant boost.
The 25-year-old follows Mohamed Salah to a fresh start at Anfield this summer, and his manager was clearly overjoyed at the news.
“Great, great news,” Klopp told Liverpool’s official website.
“His qualities are obvious. He scores goals – not bad quality – he works incredibly hard for the team, his pressure and counter-pressure are at an incredible level, he can play in all our attacking roles and he has an incredible Attitude. Not bad package. Not bad at all.
“As a striker who can play on the wing, he gives us a lot of options and since he has come to Liverpool, he has improved a lot.
“I’ve said before that Diogo is the player we hoped he would be, but also a little better, so it can continue.”