Jurgen Klopp says there is lots to do after Liverpool confirm new deal

New Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp poses after the press conference

Klopp has agreed to remain at Anfield until 2022.

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Liverpool have confirmed that manager Jurgen Klopp, along with his assistants Zeljko Buvac and Peter Krawietz, have extended their contracts at the club. 

The Liverpool Echo has reported that Klopp signed a six-year deal with the Reds, keeping him at Anfield until 2022, and that he's received a modest increase on the £5 million per year salary from his original deal.

Klopp told the official Liverpool website: “It’s hard to express in words how honoured myself, Zeljko and Peter feel by the commitment shown in us by the ownership and the club in general.

Liverpool manager Juergen KloppLiverpool manager Juergen Klopp

“We are very much at the beginning of our journey, but to already have the connection we have with this very special place is incredible."

Klopp warned, however, that there is much to do at the club if they are to become the successful side that he, the club's hierachy and fans want it to be.

He added: “There is much to do and much to achieve and we look to do this by being the most completely together group anywhere in the world. That’s everyone and we all have responsibility for it - all of us who are part of this LFC family: players, staff, ownership and of course the supporters.

“By being together at all times, we will be stronger, better and our successes sweeter.”

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Klopp is currently preparing for his first full season as Liverpool boss, but after joining in October he led the side to both the League Cup and Europa League final - though the Reds lost in both. 

He will want to improve on the eighth-place finish in the Premier League last season, and will be keen to put some silverware in the trophy cabinet following their near-misses last season. 

It's clear that Klopp feels at home at Liverpool and has gained the trust of hierachy pretty quickly, but it does suggest that there is a long-term plan for the club going forward and they are not throwing everything at immediate success - though some would be nice for everyone involved at the club.

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp celebrates after Villarreal's Bruno scores an own goal and the first for LiverpoolLiverpool manager Juergen Klopp celebrates 

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