Liverpool news: Jurgen Klopp gets transfer wish as Fabio Carvalho makes immediate impression

Jurgen Klopp has been granted his Liverpool transfer wish as the Reds have signed Joe Gomez down to a new contract.

There had been speculation about Gomez’s future at Anfield in recent months with the defender having dropped down the pecking order, with Reds legend Steven Gerrard reportedly keen to take him to Aston Villa. But he has now signed a new contract, understood to be until 2027, after Klopp informed his bosses of just how keen he is to keep hold of the versatile defender.

It comes as Fabio Carvalho has joined up with his new teammates for pre-season – and is already making an impression at the club following his summer arrival from Fulham. And two other Liverpool players could follow Gomez in extending their current contracts with the club.

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will be very happy with the club’s summer transfer business so far
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Klopp gets transfer wish

Liverpool defender Joe Gomez has signed a new contract at the club.

Gomez had reportedly caught the eye of several sides ahead of the summer transfer window, but he’s now committed his future to the Anfield side. His previous deal had been due to expire in 2024 but he has now penned terms to remain with the Reds until 2027.

But after struggling with injuries throughout his Anfield career to date and falling behind the likes of Joel Matip and Ibrahima Konate in the pecking order, Gomez is confident he can get back to his best under Jurgen Klopp.

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Carvalho makes immediate impression

New Liverpool signing Fabio Carvalho is already making an impression on his teammates.

The young forward joined the Reds this summer afrom Premier League newcomers Fulham, with the Anfield outfit agreeing to pay £5million, potentially rising to £7.7million with add-ons. He reported for his first pre-season with the club this week, and Rhys Williams has spoken about how much he’s already impressing everyone at his new club.

According to Williams, Carvalho is “of a high, high standard” and “brilliant on the ball”. And the Liverpool defender says Carvalho and “is going to have a massive impact for us”

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Two more contracts near

Two Liverpool players could be set to follow Joe Gomez in landing new contracts at the club this summer.

Midfielder Naby Keita’s future remains up in the air, with his Anfield contract set to expire in just a year’s time. The Reds are keen to make tying the Guinea international down to a longer deal their next priority, though, after he finally appeared to hit his stride last season.

And the Reds are also hoping to agree terms on a new contract with Diogo Jota as well with Jurgen Klopp keen to keep hold of the Portuguese forward for a few more years at least.

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