Skrtel ready to stay and fight for Liverpool place

Martin Skrtel is seeking a fresh start at Liverpool this season. The Slovakian international lost his place in the second half of last season and is determined to win it back.

Martin Skrtel is seeking a fresh start at Liverpool this season.

The Slovakian international lost his place in the second half of last season and is determined to win it back.

"Every day is a competition," said Skrtel. "You need to work hard and show your best every day in training.

"Since I came to Liverpool there have always been three, four or even five players that play centre-back.

"It isn't easy, but I try to do my best and I try to show my manager that I'm able to play."

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