“It has been a progression” – Reds captain discusses team’s never-say-die attitude

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Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson says the team’s “mentality” and “resilience” has been “massive” in the team’s recent successes.

Since Jürgen Klopp’s arrival at Anfield, The Reds have earned a reputation as mentality monsters – a team that simply never stops believing, never gives up. Late goals and come-from-behind wins were semi-regular occurrences in the last couple of seasons.

Such belief helped the team to a Champions League title in Madrid last June, followed by a record-breaking Premier League campaign in 2019/20.

Speaking on Sky Sports, Henderson commented on how this attitude has been instilled throughout the squad since Klopp’s arrival.

“That sort of mentality and that resilience within us, especially this season, has been massive in terms of the games that we have won. I feel as though that is something that the manager really started to instil in the squad.”

“When he first came [to the club] I can remember him talking about never ever stopping and finishing or changing your mentality in a game. You always keep going no matter what happens in a game, no matter what score it is, right until the very end because you never know what can happen in football, and you need to keep the same mentality and keep going right until the end.”

Henderson commented on the legendary comeback against Borussia Dortmund in the Europa League Quarter-final in 2016. This could be considered the first prime example of this Liverpool team having the ‘Klopp’ attitude.

“I can always remember that right from the very beginning and if I look back through the time that he has been here – you look at games like Dortmund in the Europa League, coming back like we did in that game.

“Little games in the Premier League that people might not really pick up on, but when you go back I think it has been a progression over a few years and not just one season. I think this season has been massive in terms of the consistency of it.

“But I really feel as though that was a work in progress and now it’s part of our identity really: that no matter what happens within the game then we never stop and never change the mentality until the game has finished.”

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