Ludovic Giuly has admitted that he has yet to have contact with Liverpool, although he warned his current club Barcelona, that he would be prepared to join the Premiership outfit unless his current employers offer him a new two-year deal.

The French playmaker has intimated that he would be happy to stay at Camp Nou, provided Barcelona offer him a new two-year deal. However, with other clubs interested in securing his services, he is keeping his options open.

“Did Benitez call me?” he said, when quizzed by L’Equipe about reported interest from Liverpool. “Not yet.

“Maybe he will do it soon – if you say so.

“I have offers from France and elsewhere.

“But the question will not be topical before the end of the season for me.”

Giuly has been offfered a 12-month extension by the Spanish champions, but he is holding out for a two-year deal.

“I am fine at Barca, where I would like to finish my career,” he added.

“For that, I need a contract extension, as mine will end in June, 2007. But I will sign with my conditions, which are two additional years.

“If the club trusts me, they will accept or we will negotiate.

“We will have to talk inĀ 10 or 15 days.”

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