Published: Tue, November 06, 2018
Sport | By Matt Richards

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

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

Jurgen Klopp spoke enthusiastically about James Milner's performance in Liverpool FC's 1-1 draw with Arsenal at The Emirates on Saturday evening.

"I enjoy the small details", Emery said when asked about his reaction to the Xhaka challenge. I think we push each other every day in training and in the games. Obviously, if we don't drop points, we have the chance to do it (on December 8).

This staggering tally of goals in unbeaten games has stretched a whopping 16 years for five clubs - Liverpool, Man City, Aston Villa, Newcastle, and Leeds - dating back to 2002 when he bagged his first goal for Leeds at the tender age of just 16. We know about his leadership qualities but what I notice is how easy he makes the game look.

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It can be argued that Liverpool deserved the victory due to Sadio Mane's wrongly disallowed goal in the first half, along with a raft of missed opportunities for Virgil van Dijk.

Earlier suggestions are that new Arsenal recruit Lucas Torreira would get the nod of any pick for the team of the week but that didn't happen with the Sky Sports pundit.

The Swiss worldwide was prominent as Arsenal drew 1-1 with Liverpool, moving to a 14-game unbeaten streak.

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He has been likened to Chelsea's N'Golo Kante and you can see why.

Summer signing Bernd Leno has since replaced Cech as number one and shown he is far more adept with the ball at his feet as Arsenal moved the ball smoothly upfield despite facing the famed "gegenpressing" that characterises Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool.

"I think both of us will play many games this season and so the performances have to be good". I don't think there is any reason to try to do something really big like bring in another striker. "We were better in the second half and were a threat from set-pieces".

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