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Liverpool veteran Milner sorry fans won't see Premier League trophy lift

Liverpool veteran James Milner is sorry fans won't be at Anfield to see them lift the Premier League trophy.

The vice-captain Milner says he is more gutted for the fans not to be there than he is for his teammates to be coronated in an empty stadium.

“I'm gutted for the supporters, in truth," Milner told the Official Liverpool FC Matchday Programme.

“More than us as players. That said, it is what it is and during this period so many people have made far greater sacrifices than footballers and football fans. People across society have had far bigger hardships, so perspective is important.

“Look, we'll make the best of it. It's not that the fans aren't going to be watching. I'm sure every Liverpool fan, no matter where they are in the world, will make sure they're watching.

“So they'll be with us even if they're not there. We're still lifting it for them and ourselves.

"I've no idea how it will feel until it happens, but it won't detract from the achievement and what this team and staff have worked so hard for."

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