Date:4th May 2011 at 7:33am
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Maxi Rodriguez wants to stay at Liverpool. The 30-year-old, who arrived from Atletico Madrid in January 2010, has two years remaining on his current Reds deal, and says he is eager to see out the remainder of his contract at the club. “I am really happy here,” said Maxi. “The people have treated us really well. The type of life we have here, the way of life, is very different to what we were used to after nine years in Spain but I am enjoying everything. How can you not enjoy it? I am at a great club and it is great to play here.”

Maxi has found some form in the last couple of games for Liverpool, he has scored four times in the last two games to help Liverpool go above Tottenham in the table in a bid to clinch a Europa League place for next season.

Maxi has not had the best of seasons for Liverpool as I recall earlier in the season under Roy Hodgson when Maxi missed some sitters right infront of goal. But over the last two games, it seems like Maxi has been playing to save his Liverpool career and thus he has been playing very well.

Mr. Henry made it clear when he took over Liverpool that the wage bill at the club was too high and he will be looking to trim it down come this summer. With Maxi earning a reported £90,000-a-week and being 30 years old and not a guaranteed starting line-up player, will Maxi be one of the players Mr. Henry is looking at axing in order to cut the wage bill?

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