Liverpool Transfer Roundup: Origi contract confirmed, Mignolet wants exit, Allen on radar

Wednesday’s Liverpool transfer roundup discussed Serie A interest in a Croatian defender, the reported cost of a new signing and plans for a potential new 16-year-old arrival. Today’s edition focuses on a confirmed new contract for a Belgian, a goalkeeper’s desire to move on this summer and eyes on a Northern Irish youngster.

Origi pens news deal

Liverpool have confirmed that Divock Origi has signed a new long-term deal with the club. The 24-year-old Champions League winner told the Anfield outfit’s official website upon putting pen to paper, “I’m very happy to be able to sign this contract and it gives you a boost at the beginning of the season, as well as the end of the season last year. So I’m very happy”.

Mignolet wants to leave

The Evening Standard is reporting that 6 foot 4 goalkeeper Simon Mignolet is keen to leave Merseyside this summer as he looks to resurrect his career by playing regular football. The 31-year-old made just two appearances last season in all competitions.

Liverpool eye Allen

Liverpool are keeping tabs on Linfield’s Charlie Allen according to the Belfast Telegraph. A number of Premier League clubs have also been credited with an interest in the 15-year-old, including Manchester United and Tottenham.