Liverpool dreaming of Champions League, says Martin Skrtel

Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel says the Reds squad are dreaming of playing in the Champions League next season

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Martin Skrtel signed a long-term deal with Liverpool last summer Photo: md.faisalzaman, via Flickr

Martin Skrtel admits the Liverpool squad are dreaming of playing in the Champions League next season.

The Reds, who were 4-0 winners against Fulham last Saturday, are currently second in the Premier League after 11 top-flight games following a promising start to their campaign.

The Slovakia international believes manager Brendan Rodgers will have to make full use of his 25-man squad throughout the season if the Reds are to finish in the top four.

“A good start was something we targeted and prepared for. But the season is very long and we just go from game to game trying to get as many points as possible,” Skrtel told Liverpool’s website.

“Of course you want to win every single match but that’s not realistic. So we’ll be aiming to get as many points as we can and then see where we are.

“As the games come and go it’s inevitable there will be injuries and so on, which is why we have a big squad. We have a 25-man squad and every one of those players is in contention to be starting games.

“All of us believe that this season we can stay towards the top positions and get back into Europe. To play in the Champions League is the dream for every player.

“We are working hard every single day to achieve that and I hope that at the end of the season we’ll be happy.”

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