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James Milner opens contract talks with Liverpool over new deal

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James Milner is in talks with Liverpool over a new deal (Picture: Getty)

Liverpool have opened preliminary talks with James Milners representatives over a new deal at Anfield.

The midfielder is out of contract at the end of the season and is free to speak to other clubs in January, when he can sign a pre-contract agreement with foreign outfits.

The 33-year-old joined Liverpool from Manchester City on a free transfer in 2015 and has made 181 appearances for the Reds in four years at Anfield.

Jurgen Klopp considers Milner a valuable senior member of his squad and his ability to play in a number of positions is deemed crucial.

Milner is out of contract at the end of the season (Picture: Getty)
Milner is out of contract at the end of the season (Picture: Getty)

Milner, for his part, feels he has plenty left to offer on Merseyside and the Athletic report the midfielder has opened talks with the club over a new deal.

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While an agreement has not yet been reached, more talks are set to follow and theres an expectation on all sides that a resolution will be found.

Its likely that the club will offer Milner a 12-month extension on Read More – Source