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The former West Ham goalkeeper looked set to depart on a free transfer as his current deal approached it’s end but the Spaniard will remain at Anfield after penning a contract extension.

The 30-year-old was a free agent after leaving Liverpool and seemed on his way to Barcelona until PSG swooped and blew the Catalan giants out of the water with their offer to the Netherlands captain

The versatile 28-year-old had been linked with Europe’s top clubs after announcing in February he would leave Bayern at the end of his contract this summer, having turned down several offers of new terms.

The Reds and Chelsea have matters in their own hands, unlike Leicester City, and a victory for Jurgen Klopp’s side at Anfield should be enough for them to wrap up a place in the top four.

Fernandes contributed 11 assists in the Premier League and a further five in Europe and tops many charts for the most creative and productive midfielder around, beating Frank Lampard’s goal record for a midfielder in the Premier League era with his latest strike against Liverpool.

The 23-year-old joined Liverpool on a long-term deal in August 2015 from Nigeria’s Imperial Academy, but has never played for The Reds due to his inability to secure a work permit.

The Reds have won just one of their last five games in all competitions, drawing the last three in succession, and they face a Saints side who are looking to complete the league double against them for just the third time in their history, previously doing so in 1960-61 and 2003-04.

United were due to host bitter rivals Liverpool on Sunday, but the game was postponed after hundreds of fans broke into Old Trafford in protest at the club’s owners, the Glazer family.

The hosts would effectively secure a top-four spot next season with victory over their greatest enemies, while Liverpool have a lot more work to do to clinch Champions League football themselves.

Liverpool had opened the scoring at Anfield inside three minutes when Newcastle defender Ciaran Clark failed to clear a cross, allowing forward Mohamed Salah to control the ball and fire a left-footed half-volley into the roof of the net.