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Liverpool midfielder Milner: These players are NOT losers

Liverpool midfielder James Milner insists his teammates know how to win trophies.

Milner, a two-time champion with Manchester City, ­understands the significance of beating his former club to the line this season – after ­a ­catalogue of near misses has seen Liverpool written off as serial losers.

Liverpool have lost three ­finals under Jurgen Klopp, but Milner said: “Do I think they have what it takes? Yes, I see winners.

“We've lost a few ­finals, but we've kept going and we have improved as a team, year on year.

“But, of course, we are not yet winners. You can't be winners until you ­actually win something.

“We know the potential is there. Everyone can see that this isn't a good team just in the way we play football.

“You can look at times this ­season when we have not played so well but still got ­results.

“We have shown such great determination to keep going. We have dug deep and gone again.

“It doesn't mean that we will get over the line, but we are ­getting closer each year and we've got a good chance.

“We just have to take care of our games."

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