Liverpool midfielder Emre Can feels he has had his best season yet having made strides under Jürgen Klopp's management this season.
A couple of things the German cites are the position he now plays and the amount of games he has been able to play for the Reds this season.
He told the official club website: "I think it’s my best season. I played a lot of games and I play in the position I want to play. I’m very happy that I play there now. With Jürgen Klopp, I think I have made another step and I want to try to always give my best and I want to be better and I want to help the team."
Can has certainly been given extra responsibility from Klopp. One of the first things his boss did when he arrived at Liverpool in October was give Can a role in his preferred central midfield position, when most of his football under Brendan Rodgers came as a defender in a back three.
The 22-year-old has played on 36 occasions under Klopp this season, all in a midfield role where he seems to have become an integral part of the side.
He has been a big factor for the side during their run to the Europa League run, with impressive performances against Manchester United and Borussia Dortmund, and he returned to the side after recovering from injury earlier than expected in the second leg of the semi-final against Villarreal, putting in a fine performance that demonstrated his growing influence on this Liverpool team.
It is clear Klopp has a lot of trust in him, and that Can has a lot faith in his manager, and Klopp's appointment has certainly allowed him to show more of his potential. It is now at the stage where he is one of the first names on the Reds' team sheet.