Liverpool media round-up, Mignolet praises Henderson, Sturridge 'ready' to play every game

Steven Gerrard, Jordan Henderson and Simon Mignolet

A selection of the latest stories in the media involving Liverpool Football Club this Thursday morning.

Liverpool made it four wins on the bounce in the Premier League last night thanks to a 2-0 win against Burnley at Anfield last night.

Goals from Jordan Henderson and Daniel Sturridge ensured the Reds kept the pressure on the sides in the top four as they sit in fifth place in the Premier League with 10 games to go. 

Goalkeeper Simon Mignolet kept another clean sheet but praised the contribution of stand-in captain Henderson for his goal and the role he played in Sturridge's.

He told the Liverpool Echo: “He is a very positive character who always works hard and leads by example.

“He's vocal both on the pitch and in the dressing room. He goes in front of us and everyone follows behind."

Daniel Sturridge has said he is ready to play every game after finding the net for the third time since his return from injury.

Manager Brendan Rodgers has been keen not to rush the forward back after he missed five months of the season because of thigh and calf injuries, and has been managing his game time. It's often been the case that Sturridge would start one game, and would be used from the bench the next.

But Sturridge is now keen to start against Blackburn Rovers on Sunday after getting another good spell under his belt at Anfield.

He's quoted in the Liverpool Echo, saying: “I feel good, I have felt really good since I came back and I am ready to play every game.

“I don’t want to be eased in but I suppose that is what the manager wants.”

Mario Balotelli took to Instagram last night which has been picked up on by a few news websites, especially with the line that claims 'somebody doesn't like me'.

It's unclear who the Italian forward was referring to as he was an unused substitute during last night's win, but he did say he was proud of the team, the win, and the fans.

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