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25 Nov 16:12

Georginio Wijnaldum Thriving Under "Really Fun" Liverpool System

by Dan Bernstein

The versatile midfielder is enjoying his time with the Reds.

While Jürgen Klopp has made substantial squad changes in his time at Liverpool, the moves have not seemed to disrupt the team's chemistry. Instead, new players have have only helped push the club forward.

Georginio Wijnaldum, one of the Reds' major summer signings, said the "really fun" atmosphere around the team right now that has helped him perform better.

"Because we are winning a lot of games, it gives us a lot of confidence and we enjoy football more," Wijnaldum said (via Sky Sports). "If you don't win games, it's difficult to enjoy and see the fun in football. I work with a good manager and my teammates are good, quality players. That makes me a better player."

The midfielder added that the intensity Klopp has brought to training has helped foster a hardworking culture around the club. That has also helped Liverpool surpass expectations to this point in the season.

"If everyone trains 100 percent and we all just do our best, that makes us each a better player," Wijnaldum said. "Every training exercise we do is like a real game. Everyone has to be 100 percent, and if it's not 100 percent you will see. I'm just happy that I can be part of this team."

06 Oct 12:54

Dejan Lovren: “Jurgen Klopp is not just a good manager, he is a good man”

by Jack Lusby
Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren has applauded manager Jurgen Klopp, for his influence at the club both on and off the pitch. Lovren
11 Sep 14:31

Roberto Firmino the 2-goal star in attack – Fans’ Man of the Match vs. Leicester City

by Jack Lusby
All of Liverpool’s attacking talents shone in Saturday’s 4-1 win over Leicester City, but Roberto Firmino was the standout star. The Brazilian
16 Jul 05:16

4K video of Norway's stunningly beautiful fjords

by Jason Kottke

If you need a small window of peaceful beauty today, here you are.

Tags: Norway   time lapse   video
02 Jul 00:05

'Liverpool recruit Matip has got brains as well as brawn'

by Chris Beesley
Reds defender is ideal for Klopp, says Bundesliga expert Jorg Jakob
19 Jun 13:47

Euro 2016 power rankings: Spain set the tone as competitors stutter

by Alan Smith

A dominant performance against Turkey has the reigning champions on top, while Northern Ireland make a big climb on the back of beating Ukraine

By some distance, the best performance at the championship so far – no matter how willingly Turkey appeared to roll over and take a pummelling. The third goal was a beauty, even if Jordi Alba was a yard offside before teeing up Álvaro Morata. The move involved all outfield players apart from Gerard Piqué, and featured 21 passes. Same old Spain, then. Yet there was also a lingering sense that they can raise their game to another level. They toyed with Turkey for long spells and it does not bode well for the rest that Andrés Iniesta is on form, their oft (and incorrectly) criticised defence has barely allowed an opportunity, and Jordi Alba and Juanfran are insatiable at wing-back.

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