Date: 18th April 2017 at 6:36pm
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Brazil international Lucas Leiva has given the biggest hint yet that he is set to leave Liverpool this summer, according to The Telegraph.

The Premier League side, who defeated West Bromwich Albion 1-0 on Sunday to hold onto third place in the top-flight table, have been linked with offloading the defensive midfielder at the end of the current 2016-17 campaign.

The 30-year-old, who has 24 international caps for his country, has scored one goal and provided two assists in 27 appearances in all competitions for The Reds so far this season.

Leiva, who is out of contract at Anfield this summer, has admitted he will talk about his future at the club with manager Jurgen Klopp next month.

He said, “There is no doubt about my commitment to Liverpool, I just need to wait until the end of the season, work hard and make a decision together with the club.

“I have been here long enough and if the time comes for me to go somewhere else I think I will leave with the feeling that I did everything I could.

“I am getting to the stage of my career where I think I can help a lot, off the pitch of course, but on the pitch as well.

“Playing time [will play a part], I wouldn’t like to just be around. I feel I have many years that I can still play at the top level.

“I need to analyse and see what is best for me and the club and then I am sure we will make a decision together.”

 
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