Lucas signs new deal at Liverpool
Brazil midfielder Lucas Leiva has signed a new contract with
Premier League club Liverpool.
The Reds did not specify the length of the deal, only saying it
was a ”long-term contract” that ”secures his future” with the
The 24-year-old Lucas, whose previous deal had just over a year
to run, is enjoying his best season for Liverpool since joining
from Brazilian side Gremio in 2007.
Lucas, who is a regular member of Brazil’s first team, said
Wednesday that ”it was an easy decision because I know how big
Liverpool is and I can see Liverpool are committed to me and are
planning for a future with me.”