The Reds finished sixth in the top flight and failed to win a trophy,
meaning next term will be the first campaign without European football
He told the club's official website: "We would rather have got
in the Europa League but it's not happened and we have to look at the
"The main thing for us next season is getting back into the Champions
"Not being in Europe will give us a better chance of doing that. We
want to get back in the top four and do well in the cups.
"Playing Thursdays and Sundays isn't ideal so there's a flip side to
not being involved."