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Adrian Wins Fitness Race For Southampton Game

Liverpool’s new goalkeeper thinks the team will be ready for another game today.

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The euphoria of winning a trophy should be enough to propel Liverpool through their game against Southampton, at least according to the hero on the day, Liverpool’s newest goalkeeper, Adrian.

“When you win you have a positive mind and the recovery is quickest and your body feels much better,” he said.

”We know it was a very long game with extra-time and we had to fly back to Liverpool. But I have a good feeling that the people are really focused on the next game, the Premier League.

”If we want to win the title, we need to make sure we’re going to go for all the games 100 per cent.”

The Reds endured a game that went into extra time and penalties, all the way in Turkey less than 72 hours ago. Adrian himself was injured in the celebrations after the game, but has been deemed fit to play today after some concern over his ankle during the week. This should relieve fans, who were not eager to see short term substitute Andy Lonergan come in as third choice.

Happiness is the best medicine sometimes, and the desire to keep the momentum going will hopefully see them through this next challenge against Southampton.

The other thing they have going for them is enviable squad depth, so don’t be surprised if we see Klopp do a bit of shuffling around of the team, especially in the midfield.

As satisfying as it was to see the Reds lift another trophy, the league is the most important thing this season, and no one knows that better than Klopp.