Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho has signed a new long term deal with the Reds as he saw a massive increase in his salary amid interest from some of the biggest clubs in Europe.

The Brazilian will now believed to be earn £150,000-per-week deal for the next five years as his new contract will see him at Anfield till 2022.

Coutinho has joined Liverpool from Inter Milan in 2013 and has become one of the most important players at the club and have developed into one of the best midfielders in Europe under Klopp over the past 18 months.

Speaking to the club’s official website after signing a new deal, he said: ‘I would like to thank everybody at the club, first of all.

‘I am very happy to sign a new contract here. It is a club that I am very grateful to and this shows my happiness here. I will work much harder to repay the belief shown in me.

‘I signed this new contract to stay here for a few more years because it’s a great honour for me. It gives me great happiness because I was welcomed here with open arms by everyone at the club and the supporters right from my first day. I am very thankful to this football club for everything.’

Coutinho has been out of the action due to injury earlier in the season but the Brazilian has managed to recover well and has recently made a return to the team. He has insisted that will keep on working  hard to be back to his best.

‘I am the kind of person that works very hard in trying to get better every day. I am always trying to learn, so this will be no different from what it was before my injury,’ he said.

‘Of course, with my injury things got a bit more difficult and I wasn’t playing for quite a while.

‘When you come back, of course it is too difficult to be at the same level, but I have been working very hard each day in order to carry on producing good performances on the pitch to help the team achieve victories.’

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