Liverpool FC goalkeeper Pepe Reina wants new deal

03 November 2009 08:00
LIVERPOOL goalkeeper Pepe Reina wants to commit his long-term future to the club.[LNB]The 27-year-old Spanish international has also given his backing to under-fire manager Rafa Benitez after the Anfield outfit suffered six defeats in the last seven games.[LNB]Signed from Villarreal in 2005, the news Reina wants to stay with the Reds provides a timely boost ahead of tomorrow's vital Champions League match with Lyon and Reina says Liverpool are not giving up hope of winning trophies this season.[LNB]Reina said: 'My aim is to get a new contract in the future and I want to be here for many years. Apparently the club wants the same.[LNB]'It's already my fifth season here and that says it all, really. One of my daughters is a Scouser. I have some friends here and my wife and kids are happy. I have every reason to stay longer and of course I will.[LNB]'Titles are what we are all here for. As a Liverpool player, you have to have these ambitions. Trophies are the most important thing, and the most important one is probably the Premier League.[LNB]'Rafa Benitez is building something special here. He proved that when he came here - the club was one thing and now it's something totally different. We have grown up and we can still grow up a little bit more.'

Source: Liverpool_Echo