Liverpool boss Roy Hodgson says Raul Meireles is capable of scoring regularly from midfield.

After getting closer and closer to finding the net in recent week's the boss insists Liverpool's No.4 get on the scoresheet soon.

Hodgson told "Meireles is a very good player and is a good striker of the ball.

"I'm sure his first goal for the club won't be too far away.

"He will get goals for us and he is a class act that gives this team something different.

"Meireles is the type of player we need to bring more of to this club in the future."

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