Date: 6th June 2022 at 11:00am
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The upcoming transfer window promises to be a busy one for FA Cup holders Liverpool, with players set to leave the club and some new faces poised to be on the way to Anfield too. 

Sadio Mane has reportedly told the club that he wishes to leave, with Bayern Munich his most likely destination, whilst Fabio Carvalho has already been signed and is unlikely to be the club’s only summer arrival.

While the Reds continue to work on deals to sign new players, it appears that one of their current crop is set to agree an extension that will keep him at the club for a further 12 months.

As per The Athletic, veteran midfielder James Milner has agreed a new one-year contract extension with the club.

The report claims that the Englishman has accepted a significant pay cut to stay put in Liverpool, having rejected numerous other offers.

Milner added an FA Cup and Carabao Cup to his trophy cabinet this season

The 36-year-old turned down more lucrative offers that included a two-year deal with a fellow Premier League club and also an offer from a club in the MLS.

Milner’s new deal will take his Premier League career beyond the two-decade mark, with seven years having been spent on Merseyside so far.

Jurgen Klopp was reportedly crucial in ensuring that the ex-England international remained a Red, highlighting how important he has been to their recent success.

The ex-Leeds United midfielder could have departed the club this summer as his current deal is due to expire later this month, but will now remain part of Klopp’s squad for at least one more season.

Milner made 39 appearances across all competitions during the 2021/22 campaign, and currently sits fourth on the list of all time highest Premier League appearance makers, having played 588 appearances in the competition.

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