Brendan Rodgers hopes Philippe Coutinho will sign a new contract with Liverpool in the near future.
Coutinho has made a big impact at Liverpool since he moved to Anfield from Inter Milan in an £8.5million transfer 18 months ago.
Rodgers views the 22-year-old Brazilian as an important part of his side's's future and he is hoping the playmaker will sign the new deal he has been offered shortly.
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"I am not sure when it will be done. I haven't spoken to any of the directors in the last few days so I am not sure where we are on that, but obviously he is someone we want to tie up for a period of time," the Liverpool manager said after his team's friendly defeat to Manchester United in Miami.
"I am sure I will hear more about it when I get back on Tuesday."
Coutinho scored five goals in 37 appearances for the Merseyside club last season.