Andrew Robertson admits he has been in a more prominent leadership role this season due to Liverpool’s injury crisis.
The Reds are currently without their captain Jordan Henderson, who underwent groin surgery last month, and vice-captain James Milner has suffered a number of injuries.
Virgil van Dijk is in third place for the weapon but has been missing since October, when he suffered a broken anterior cruciate ligament in a Merseyside derby.
Other key members of the squad including Joe Gomez and Joel Matip are also on the sidelines for the long haul, and Robertson has been one of very few Liverpool players to avoid injury this season.
The 27-year-old left-back has no doubt he would have to take on more leadership responsibilities without other key employees.
“It’s been a different season,” said Robertson, who is Scotland’s captain Sky Sports . “I like the responsibility, I’ve always had that responsibility in Liverpool.
“But maybe a little more has been put on me this season by the likes of Virgil out, Henderson out, Gomez out, Matip out.”
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Robertson also sent a rallying cry to his Liverpool team-mates, urging them to put their “bad turn” behind them to close the five-point gap on the top four and progress in the Premier League. Heroes.
He said: “Unfortunately, we have not had as good a season as we thought but there is still time to put it right, there is still time to do it a little better.
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“We think we should be higher up the table and the competition we were doing before Christmas. We’ve only had a bad turn but we hope, we’ve seen that behind. -nis.
“Hopefully we can show Liverpool from the past and we can keep going and the season may not come to a bad end. There is still a long way to go.
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“We’re used to hiding two competitions. We have to go in all directions. We have to go for both [top four and Champions League] – we need to build the league as high as possible – we need to put together a run.
“We’ve been fighting for consistency this season. You won’t make the top four unless you put together six, seven, eight results and that’s what we need at the end of the season. seasons. “
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