James Milner signs new 2-year deal, set to finish career with Liverpool

James Milner signs new 2-year deal, set to finish career with Liverpool

- James Milner has committed his long term future to Liverpool after signing a two year deal

- The 33-year-old won the Champions League and the Super Cup with the Reds last season

- Milner has played for several EPL clubs including, Leeds, Aston Villa, Newcastle and Man City

James Milner has signed a new deal which would see him remain at Anfield until the summer of 2022.

The former England international joined the Merseyside club after becoming a free agent following a brief spell with Manchester City.in 2015.

Milner who is in the final season of his current deal won the Champions League with the Reds and added a Super Cup winners' medal in August.

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"This was obviously the ideal for me - stay and play at the highest level as long as I can," Milner said.

"There's a long, long way to go, but we'll keep striving to keep improving and getting success for this club."

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Milner made his Premier League debut for Leeds United when he was 16 in 2002 and is sixth in the all-time appearances list.

He won his first cap for England in 2009 and went on to make 61 appearances before announcing his international retirement in 2016 after the European championships in France.

Milner has played for Liverpool 198 times scoring 25 goals and featuring in five cup finals for the Reds.

This season, the former Newcastle midfielder played 21 times so far for the Reds and have opened up an eight-point lead at the top of the Premier League.

He also helped Jurgen Klopp's side progress into the Champions League last 16.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Jurgen Klopp has committed his long term future to Liverpool until 2024 after a successful campaign last season with the Merseyside club.

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The 52-year-old who joined the Anfield giants in 2015 lifted his first silverware with the club after winning the Champions League in June and the Super Cup in August.

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