This Remarkable Record Of Liverpool Icon James Milner Will Take Some Beating

Lynette Rowe
November 6, 2018

Following Liverpool's 1-1 draw away to Arsenal, the German singled out his veteran midfielder for both his performance and impact on the collective.

The Gunners showed grit and determination as they came from a goal down to earn a 1-1 draw against title-challenging Liverpool FC at The Emirates on Saturday night thanks to Alexandre Lacazette's equaliser in the second half. We can not drop points, we need to work hard, keep improving and let's see on that day if we have the chance to do it.

An open first stanza had Klopp cutting a frustrated figure on the touchline, unhappy with the team's defensive shape.

"Maybe after Manchester City and Chelsea, today we are more near those teams, but we need this quality in every match".

When you have a compact formation you give the opposition the opportunity to pass into a certain place and then you press.

The north London side have bounced back from a tough start to the Premier League season to remain unbeaten in their last nine outings in the top flight under the Spanish boss.

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'That's how it is in the dressing room.

"Usually the only one talking is me, but sometimes before I start talking the boys have a few words. Milly is a proper leader".

The 32-year-old remains a valuable figure when Liverpool absorbs and plays on the break. "A very good red one. He's getting better", Klopp joked.

"Millie is like wine, I like this idea as well". He wants to improve, and I think he can improve.

The game also extended this quirky, yet quite remarkable, record of James Milner. Obviously someone might write that he will have to play for England again.

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