Brendan Rodgers will soon commit his long-term future to Liverpool, according to reports in The Mirror. Liverpool’s Premier League title challenge seems to have tripped at almost the last hurdle this season, but the progress they have made under Rodgers’ watch has been impressive. And Rodgers is ready to commit himself to the club until 2018 with a new, lucrative deal.

With the club due to enter the group stages of the Champions League next season for the first time since the 2009-10 season, they will be looking to kick on from there in order to re-affirm their status as one of Europe’s superclubs.

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Maintain Champions League football