Joe Gomez will remain at Liverpool next season after being given assurances about his first-team involvement, understands.
The 20-year-old has been linked with a loan move away from Anfield ahead of next season, with newly-promoted Brighton among the clubs mentioned as a potential suitor.
understands Gomez did consider the possibility of a loan switch but has opted to stay at Liverpool having been told he will feature under manager Jurgen Klopp.
Gomez, who joined Liverpool from Charlton for £3.5m in June 2015, returned to action in January following 15 months out due to injury.
He initially ruptured his right cruciate ligament while away on international duty with England in October 2015 and then on his return from that injury sustained an Achilles problem.
Due to injury, Gomez has only featured 10 times for Liverpool in all competitions.