Rodgers said of Tielemans: “It has gone on for a while, but it’s all based around the player, ultimately. His commitment is no less now to what it was when I first came in – if not even more.
“He’s loved his time here and is still loving his time here. I respect that he’s in his last year, of course I want to tie him down.
“He’s been a brilliant player for this club and is still at a great age. It’s something that has to be right for all parties. Until I’m told he’s not here, we work very well together.
“He’s a coach’s dream, with his professionalism and view of the game. Nothing changes for me in that aspect, we just continue to hopefully find a resolution to it and have him sign here. I think it’s one where we want to do everything we can to convince him to stay.”
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