Liverpool boss Roy Hodgson was delighted with Raul Meireles' performance in their Europa League victory over Steaua Bucharest.

The Portugal midfielder enjoyed his first 90 minutes in red colours at Anfield.

Hodgson said: "He's a quality player and we need quality players at this club.

"We hope the more we work with him and the more he gets to know us that he will give a lot of quality to the side."