A single of the important performers of final season, Andy Robertson desires to retain enhancing at Liverpool—and this method is specifically what we’ll require to stay competitive.
The complete-backs have turn out to be important for the Reds beneath Jurgen Klopp, providing each defensive stability and attacking output.
Certainly, there’s a case to be produced that they are the most critical component of the offensive unit, the provide line to the talented strikeforce and kings of assists.
Robertson, along with Trent Alexander-Arnold, is a assured starter when match.
He’s come far in the two years given that signing from Hull City, with a continuous upward curve in his consistency and reliability.
The left-back told LiverpoolFC.com that there’s nevertheless extra to come, even though, and he’s hoping to meet the raised expectations on him in 19/20 by delivering even extra.
“There has been a lot taking place in a comparatively brief period of time [since joining] but I’ve loved just about every minute of it,” he said—quite the understatement, offered he has gone from a summer season of relegation to two successive summers of reaching the Champions League final.
“I nevertheless really feel I can boost a lot extra and that is what I aim to do season to season.
“Last season was a massive season for me since there was a bit extra expectation on me at the begin since of the six months I had previously I really feel I managed to deal with that.
“This season there’ll in all probability be even extra. I just appear to add to it, retain placing in fantastic performances and retain contributing to the group, like the manager and coaching employees want me to do.”
This method of continual improvement has turn out to be a central theme for the Reds’ squad beneath Klopp, and will be even extra important this coming season.
With fewer new additions, the onus is as an alternative on the existing squad to push themselves even extra, prove that final year wasn’ a one particular-off—and prove that the manager’s faith in them is correct and with cause.
From virtually his initial day by means of the door, Klopp has stated he’s delighted to function with the player he has and desires to boost them, which has undoubtedly been the case.
This season, with no additional highly-priced additions as however, may possibly be the boss’ largest challenge of all: retain a group who have lastly accomplished a massive win appropriate at the major of the game.
Hunger, want and drive—in brief, the mental make-up of a player—will all be massive things, and shows the motives why Liverpool location such an emphasis on that side when hunting to sign a player.
Robertson’s words and actions show he’ll do specifically that, appear to boost and retain pushing to win, and other individuals have to stick to his lead.