Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel has signed a new "long-term" contract, the club have announced.

The move will end speculation over the 27-year-old's future having been linked with clubs such as Manchester City and Fiorentina over the summer.

Skrtel has become a vital member of the Reds side since arriving in a £6million deal from Zenit St Petersburg in 2008.

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