LONDON, Dec. 20 (Xinhua) -- Luis Suarez on Friday signed a new long-term contract with Liverpool and will see him play "the Reds" until 2018, the club said.
Liverpool said in its official website that the 26-year-old Uruguayan is "proud" and "delighted" at signing the new extended deal and is focused on helping the club achieve its ambitions of sustainable success both domestically and in Europe.
Suarez, who joined the club in January 2011, has scored 17 goals in 11 Premier League starts.
"I am delighted to have agreed a new deal with Liverpool and have my future secured for the long term," said Suarez.
"We have some great players and the team is growing and improving all the time. I believe I can achieve the ambitions of winning trophies and playing at the very highest level with Liverpool. My aim is to help get us there as quickly as possible.
Liverpool manager, Brendan Rodgers, said the news will give everyone a lift: "This is fantastic news for everyone associated with the club; the team, the owners and most importantly the supporters. [ "Luis is a world-class talent and securing his services is crucial for what we are trying to achieve here.
"What's most important and most exciting is that, at just 26 years old, his best years are still ahead of him and we now know we'll be seeing him reach that potential in a Liverpool shirt."