Divock Origi has committed his future to Liverpool Football Club by signing a new long-term contract at Melwood today.
24-year-old, who signed from Lille in 2014, penned the fresh deal with
the Reds to extend his already memorable career on Merseyside.
striker’s place in Anfield folklore was cemented when he scored the
second goal in last month’s Champions League final victory over
Tottenham Hotspur to secure the club’s sixth European Cup.
agreeing a switch to Liverpool in 2014, before spending a further year
on loan with Lille, Origi has scored 28 goals in 98 appearances for the
The Belgium international thrived following the arrival of
Jürgen Klopp as manager during the 2015-16 campaign as the Reds reached
two major cup finals.
He later joined Bundesliga side Wolfsburg
on a season-long loan in August 2017 before returning to Anfield ahead
of what would prove to be a landmark season.
After his first
appearance in 2018-19 came in early November, Origi went on to deliver
invaluable contributions to Liverpool’s Champions League success and
97-point Premier League campaign.
“[I want] to keep progressing
and trying to maximise the potential and talent I have each and every
day,” the striker added. “At the end of my career I want to sit back and
be proud that I used all of my gifts and talents.
“I think the next years are going to be very special – prime years, maybe – and I’m going to try to use them to the fullest.”