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Desire, Attitide, Character – Rio Ferdinand reveals why he ‘admires’ Liverpool

Rio Ferdinand has praised Jurgen Klopp, revealing why he ‘admires’ the current Liverpool side.

Klopp’s side have reached the Champions League semi-finals for the second successive season, whilst currently trailing Manchester City by just a point in the race for the Premier League title.

Former England international Ferdinand was full of praise for the German, hailing the 51-year-old’s ability to get the most from his Liverpool players.

“I think he’s done an amazing job,” Ferdinand told BT Sport.

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“What he’s done, he’s getting the best out of these players. What he gets out of them in terms of performance on a consistent basis is something to admire.

“What I loved about that interview is the three things he mentioned when he spoke about the centre forwards.

“What I love about them is their desire, their attitude, their character.

“They are three things that are lost on a lot of players in current football sometimes.

“You need those ingredients there, accumulated together, to make top, top players who perform.”

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