"On the contrary, it is always quite easy for me to fully commit to what I am doing because they are often long-term projects", he added. I feel I have many years that I can still play at the top level.
Lucas Leiva has hinted he could bring his 10-year Liverpool career to a close in the summer if he is not given assurances over playing time under Jurgen Klopp. To think that just shy of half-a-century-old, the 49-year-old, if all goes well, will at least be at the Mighty Reds until 2022.
Klopp's first coaching role was with Mainz 05, although it was his two Bundesliga titles at Borussia Dortmund which thrust him into the spotlight across Europe.
Lucas, who nearly joined Inter Milan in January, still has another year remaining on his contract but is planning talks at the end of the current campaign.
I want to finish the season on a high.
Sky Sports claim on their website that the German boss will put his faith in current goalkeepers Simon Mignolet and Loris Karius. If you are convinced that the right folks work on it, then you can also believe in it.
The Reds have a fierce rivalry with United, one many fans see as bigger than their respective derbies against Everton and Manchester City. "I believe that this joint effort makes [winning the league] significantly more likely". "He is the one of the hottest trainers in England".
"So whatever happens in the final weeks of this season, Klopp needs to resolve this problem because you can't get anywhere in the game if you can't beat the lesser teams".
It is thought that Barcelona were told as such a few months ago, with Liverpool insistent that no talks have taken place between the player and the Spanish champions.