Benitez proud of Liverpool's Spanish contingent

Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez is proud of the number of his players that played for Spain in midweek.

Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez is proud of the number of his players that played for Spain in midweek.

Five of his players figured in Spain's 3-0 win over Chile in Villarreal with Fernando Torres, Pepe Reina, Xabi Alonso, Alvaro Arbeloa and Albert Riera all winning another cap.

"It was good to see so many of our players involved because it shows how important Liverpool are," Benitez told liverpoolfc.tv. "I was especially pleased for Arbeloa and Riera because they are getting their reward for working hard and doing a good job for a good club.

"Hopefully the players will come back and be fit and ready for the game against Fulham because that is the most important thing for us now."

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