Liverpool’s defensive midfielder Kevin Stewart has signed a new deal just a few days after picking up an ankle injury.
The 22-year-old, who joined Liverpool in 2014 from Tottenham, has enjoyed a breakthrough campaign Premier League giants, making his first-team debut in January in the FA Cup third round and later earning a Premier League appearance against Aston Villa on Sunday.
Liverpool boss Jürgen Klopp has already identified Stewart as valuable asset for his squad, following his recent stunning form and great work rate against Aston Villa on Sunday.
Speaking through the club’s website, Stewart expressed his delight for penning a new deal with the Reds that will extend his stay at Anfield.
“It gives me more confidence, it shows [the club] believes in me and believe that I could go on to become a good player for them, Stewart said.
“It has just given me confidence in myself and the security [I have] time to prove myself and get better with good coaches and good players.”
Liverpool have not yet revealed the details of the deal, but reports have it that contract keeps the 22-year-old at Anfield until the summer of 2020 with the option of a further year.