Liverpool’s Croatia international centre-back Dejan Lovren says that the squad Jürgen Klopp has developed at Anfield “will stay hungry” for more success.
Since Klopp’s arrival on Merseyside in October 2015, Liverpool have gone from strength-to-strength, reaching two consecutive Champions League finals, winning the second one in Madrid last June.
The Reds also achieved a record Premier League points total for the club finishing on 97 last season, just one behind champions Manchester City.
This season, Klopp’s mighty redmen opened up a 25-point lead ahead of Pep Guardiola’s City before the global COVID-19 pandemic hit.
Speaking to Liverpoolfc.com, Lovren commented on how this squad is still evolving and is set to do so under Klopp’s leadership for some years to come.
“It’s a learning process.
“The core of the team is here, starting from the manager – he did a great job here from the beginning. He showed everyone that he has the abilities and the skills and he knows how to manage the team in bad moments and in good moments.
“We didn’t stop work, that’s the main point – we stayed hungry. This is what he brought to us. We are always hungry and will stay hungry.
“Once you try a good meal, you want to try it again – you don’t stop. This is what is pushing us. We want to show to everyone what we are capable of.”
Lovren also alluded to the fact The Reds have gained more and more experience with each big game they’ve been involved in.
“We are used to playing big finals and the big games and we know how to manage it. Even when we are 1-0 down we know what to do. This is why it’s important to have a balance in the team.
“If we keep the important players and the core of the team here for many years, we will only grow.”
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