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Liverpool Fans React as Goalkeeper Simon Mignolet Signs Contract Extension

Liverpool's goalkeeper Simon Mignolet during the English Premier League soccer match between Newcastle United and Liverpool at St James' Park, Newcastle, England, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)
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Joe GallagherFeatured ColumnistJanuary 18, 2016

January transfers are proving rather disappointing for Liverpool fans.

This time it's not the signing of a new centre-forward (sort of) but a contract extension, with goalkeeper Simon Mignolet putting pen to paper for another five years at Anfield.

Reds fans weren't immediately impressed:

Though there were a few statistics suggesting the Belgian might be the right man between the posts for Jurgen Klopp's side...

...or maybe not:

The analysis went even deeper, comparing the finer details of Mignolet's contract extension to those of others who signed on at Merseyside.

Liverpool are next in action in their FA Cup third-round replay against Exeter City at Anfield on Wednesday night.

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