“I live the dream every day really. Being able to represent the club and to be in and around names and players, and obviously managers and staff, that are world class every day is a privilege for me and I’m very fortunate to be in the position I am.”
Tying the right-back down to a new deal could be one of the most important pieces of business Liverpool have pulled off this summer.
Although there appeared no imminent risk of a departure, ensuring that the club retain the services of one of the best attacking right-backs in the world cannot be scoffed at.
Elsewhere, it has been a relatively quiet summer for Liverpool so far, having completed the £36million signing of Ibrahima Konate earlier in the window.