Jurgen Klopp's side needed only a point to retain their Champions League status for next season but with Chelsea losing at Newcastle, Dejan Lovren's powerful header and first goals for the club by Dominic Solanke and Andy Robertson added more gloss to the result.
Recent rumours suggested the coach known as "the Brain" could be set for a return ahead of Liverpool's Champions League final, which is due to take place on May 26, but Pearce has quashed those rumours in a Q&A with the Echo.
It was the 25-year-old's 32nd league goal in a brilliant debut campaign with the Reds.
The final UEFA Champions League match between English football club Liverpool and Spain's Real Madrid is to be shown free by United Kingdom broadband ISP BT via YouTube, the BTSport TV app and other mediums.
Real has already won the trophy a record 12 times, but faces a successful European club in its own right, as Liverpool has triumphed five times - the most tournament wins by any English side.
Real are going for their third consecutive Champions League win, which hasn't happened in the Champions League era.
But Madrid have a serious piece on firepower in their locker as well: Cristiano Ronaldo.
Which team will join Wolverhampton and Cardiff City in the 2018-19 Premier League?
Aston Villa beat Middlesborough 1-0 on the road Saturday, while Derby County beat Fulham by the same score at home. Easily. The same can be said for Kane at Tottenham as he's now scored 108 goals in 150 Premier League games.
Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah was awarded this season's Premier League Golden Boot award this weekend after scoring the highest number of goals of any player.
Mohamed Salah has scooped up yet another award after his fabulous first season with Liverpool as the Egypt star was named the Premier League's Player of the Year on Sunday. Over the whole season it would have been enough to finish around 13th. However, the broadcaster is making a live stream of the final available for anyone to watch online for free.