His time at the club looked over when he was sent out on loan to Wolfsburg in the 2017/18 season.
It is his attitude, though, that has endeared him most to Klopp.
In December, Origi emerged from the bench to score a dramatic 96th minute victor against Everton.
"We wanted to sign him again, to extend the contract, and the nice thing is he wanted to as well".
He scored a vital victor against Newcastle on May 4, before his brace against Barcelona three days later helped Liverpool secure a dramatic comeback.
"They should be happy and get confidence from it, but it is not like we are running around saying we are Champions League winners 24 hours a day".
With his contract running down there were reports this summer that he was considering leaving the club.
Divock Origi earned cult-hero status at Liverpool last season, after coming up with a string of super-sub performances and crucial goals.
Liverpool kicked off their 2019 preseason vs Tranmere Rovers on Thursday the 11 of July. Michael Edwards, the club's Sporting Director, had been in negotiations with Origi's advisors and an agreement has now been reached. "I think the next years are going to be very special - prime years, maybe - and I'm going to try to use them to the fullest", said Origi.
"I always felt comfortable here".
Despite not being a regular under Jurgen Klopp last season, Origi stepped up on a number of occasions and made his mark during important situations for the Reds.
If Klopp does decide to keep hold of him then it's hard to see the winger getting much game-time at Anfield ahead of the likes of Mo Salah.
They will have a hard pre-season with Sadio Mane and their Brazilian players joining late.
"We're still young so there's a lot of potential in the group". The exit of Daniel Sturridge has left a void high up the pitch and the young Englishman, despite not having enough experience at a senior level, has all the attributes to emerge as his long-term successor. "Those are all important factors as a player".