Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel has agreed a new deal to remain with the Merseyside based club for the long term despite interest from Inter Milan.
Martin Skrtel has agreed a new contract with Liverpool.
— Tony Barrett (@TonyBarretTimes) June 18, 2015
The Slovakian international was entering the final year of his current contract, but is now agreed to put pen to paper on an extended deal, which will keep him at the club for yet another season.
The Times reports that the 30-year-old centre-back has agreed a new deal which will valid until 2018, and will sign once he returns from holiday.
Skrtel has made 212 Premier League starts for Liverpool since joining the Reds from Zenit St Petersburg in 2008.
The new deal brings a huge sign of relief among Liverpool fans, here are the best one’s.
Like him or not, Skrtel is one of our most loyal and committed players and he’s a great player to have at our club. Very happy he’s staying
— Indigo (@IndigoLFC) June 18, 2015
Skrtel new contract is just a big pile of meh. I’ll never understand how he has survived this long at #LFC.
— Dan Kennett (@DanKennett) June 18, 2015
Not happy skrtel has new contract he has to many calamitous skeletons waiting to fall out of the cupboard #lfc
— linz lfc (@wizzard1001) June 18, 2015
Absolutely delighted Skrtel signed a new contract!!!! Best Defender By Far!!!
— Owen (@DareToLallana) June 18, 2015
Skrtel is a fantastic defender. He could be better but he brings experience and is a big game player. Great news that he’s staying. #LFC
— LFC Army (@lfcarmy2015) June 18, 2015
Good to see Skrtel staying and showing a bit of pride and passion. He might not be the best in the world but bleeds Liverpool #LFC
— Bazz (@bazzlfc) June 18, 2015