Andy Robertson Liverpool boost as Scotland captain signs new Anfield contract

Scotland captain Andy Robertson has signed a new long-term contract at Liverpool.

Andy Robertson has extended his Liverpool contract until 2026. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images,)
Andy Robertson has extended his Liverpool contract until 2026. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images,)

The left-back, who joined the Reds from Hull for an initial fee of £8m in 2017, has made 177 appearances for the Anfield side and won Premier League, Champions League, Club World Cup and Super Cup winners' medals.

Robertson was called into the Scotland squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers despite missing Liverpool’s opening two Premier League matches of the season due to an ankle ligament injury suffered in a pre-season friendly against Athletic Bilbao.

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His new deal runs until 2026 and he joins Trent Alexander-Arnold, Fabinho, Alisson Becker and Virgil Van Dijk in committing his future to the Merseyside club.

The 27-year-old told the club website: "Obviously when the negotiations started and it looked as if my future was going to be here longer term than what it was, then I think it's no secret that I'm happy at this club.

"I want to stay at this club for as long as possible and to extend my stay, it's always a happy time for me, for my family.

"We're settled here, we love everything about this football club and I'm glad that the journey is continuing.

"When you sign for a massive club - I still remember the day as if it was yesterday when I signed here and obviously you have ambitions to become a regular player for Liverpool, to win trophies for this club, to do everything else - but the way it's gone has been excellent.

"But since the very start of my career I've always been one to look forward; that's in the past, that's something that I can sit down with the people who want to listen to me when I've hung up my boots and retired and I can tell them all the stories that we've already made.

"They're certainly building up but I want to make more and obviously hopefully starting with this season. We want to achieve more, we want to bring hopefully more trophies, more happiness to this club.

"The only way of doing that is by working hard and having the same application that we have done since day one."

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