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By Martin Graham | 19th Nov 2022
The young lad has featured several times this term with the Reds, including four Premier League appearances.
Liverpool is not having the best season and is already well off the pace. With Arsenal sitting atop the Premier League table, Liverpool has some catching up. The Reds are in sixth place, 15 points behind league leaders Arsenal. The Anfield side is seven points behind Tottenham in fourth place.
Injuries have played a massive role in Liverpool’s current position. Several of their players have been out this term and has not allowed Jurgen Klopp a stable side. The World Cup break will give some of Klopp’s players the rest they need and return fresh for the second half of the season.
It is also imperative that Liverpool can keep some of its top players. Towards this, the club is looking to tie some of its talents to new contracts. The club is already making progress, as Curtis Jones is the latest to commit his future to Liverpool.
Curtis Jones signs a new long-term deal
With the injury crisis at Liverpool this term, the club has turned to its younger players to fill in the gap. They are seeking a return to the top four. Jurgen Klopp has enjoyed a lot of patience from the fans, and big-money signing Darwin Nunez is beginning to find his feet at the club.
One of the young players who has held well is Curtis Jones. The 21-year-old has enjoyed several playing opportunities with the Reds, making 81 appearances for Liverpool since his first-team debut. The debut came in the FA Cup in 2019. Jones has become a vital component of the side managed by Jurgen Klopp this term.
Curtis Jones has now signed a long-term contract at Liverpool that keeps him at the club till the summer of 2025. It was a proud moment for the young lad who has seen his stock grow at Anfield. Perhaps he is the future captain of the Reds.
Proud to remain a Red
The peculiar nature of this season has seen a few youngsters take to the pitch for Liverpool. Jones is one of the players that saw plenty of game time due to the injury crisis that hit the club in midfield. The youngster has held his own and thrived under pressure.
Jones, a former academy product, insists there is more in the bag and plenty to come as he looks to continue improving his game. He posted on his Twitter handle that he has made up his mind to sign a new contract with his boyhood club. According to the 21-year-old, it means a lot to him.
Jones said he has so much more to show. He is excited about what the future will bring and thanked his numerous supporters for their support.
Jones featured for the Reds seven times this term, including four Premier League appearances.
The England under-21 international has already won several trophies in his infant career. He has won the Premier League, FA Cup, Carabao Cup and Community Shield. He was also the youngest-ever captain of Liverpool when he led the Reds, aged 19 years and five days in victory over Shrewsbury in the FA Cup in 2020.