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James Milner adamant Liverpool will rediscover best form

James Milner insists Liverpool's form will return soon.

The Reds are out of the title race after poor domestic form.

But with the Champions League quarter-finals against Real Madrid to look forward too, Milner says his teammates are focused on improving their performances.

"People don't see that obviously at the training ground every day, they don't see the dressing room after a game and things like that," he said.

"The players are as disappointed, if not more so, as the fans. We know how many people want us to do well and the support we have around the world is incredible, so we're desperate to do well for them. For ourselves as well obviously – and for the team and the club.

"But ultimately the fans have been around before we were players for the team and they'll be around long after we've gone. They're so important and the most important part of the football club really. And we're desperate to do well for them.

"Every time you come off and you haven't got a result it's disappointing, you feel like you've let people down. But we're working as hard as ever.

"You have these periods. When you look back at the last few years it shows you the level we've been at is pretty ridiculous really, in terms of the amount of wins we've had and the relentlessness. And nothing has dropped on our side but every sportsperson and team has those little dips; nothing ever goes up and up and up. It's how you deal with that and we have to deal with this as fast as possible and come out of it strong and keep driving.

"And we're doing that and it'll come, there's no doubt about that because the desire is still there, the work-rate and the ability. We just need those things to click, have that bit of luck and we'll be on our way."

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