By Chris Rowland and Daniel Rhodes.
W/c Monday 11th July 2016.
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Liverpool Football Club News:
Lucas Leiva believes Jürgen Klopp’s new contract represents a huge boost for everybody connected with Liverpool (apart from Tony Evans maybe …Ed). (LiverpoolFC.com)
“It’s great news for the club and for the fans as well because the relationship with him started really well and we hope that he will have a lot of success at the club,” said the Brazilian.
“About the new contract – it’s always good, because it shows that the club believe in what he is doing and the decisions he is making.
“He’s trying to change [things] step by step without affecting the team so much.”
Philippe Coutinho reported back for pre-season training at Melwood today.
He has been on holiday since Brazil’s early exit from the Copa America on June 12.
Joe Allen earned a place in UEFA’s team of the tournament for the Euros that finished yesterday.
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