The retired Ivory Coast international defender Kolo Toure has impressed for Liverpool this season, despite being 35-years-old he has often performed better than the younger defenders.
Manager Jurgen Klopp has come out and praised Toure who hopes he can get a new contract to continue at Anfield next season.
“It’s great to hear that from a great manager,” Kolo Toure told the BBC.
“As long as I can bring something (to the team) I’m happy to stay but if I can’t, there is no point.”
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Toure replaced Mamadou Sakho against Newcastle on Sunday, after it was revealed that the Frenchman allegedly failed a doping test in the Europa League.
Toure had similarly failed a drug test when he was at Manchester City, and got a six month ban because he explained that his wife gave him those tablets for slimming.
“I don’t want to remember that because it has been tough for me. I don’t even want to talk about that because it is very hard,” Toure added.
“Right now I haven’t spoken with Mama to be honest. I’ve been in there and it has been really difficult, definitely.
“This is private but he knows what I think about him.”
Sakho is expected to respond to Uefa’s investigation today.
He hasn’t been suspended by Liverpool or Uefa, but has been removed from selection until the investigation concludes.