Divock Origi explains why Liverpool can progress next season

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp celebrates with Divock Origi at the end of the match

Liverpool reached two cup finals this season, but Jurgen Klopp could get more time working with his players.

Liverpool's Divock Origi is shown a yellow card by referee Jonas Eriksson

Liverpool forward Divock Origi was positive about the future at the club in an interview with Sky Sports, and seems excited about what can happen next season following on from a campaign that saw the Reds reach two cup finals. 

This summer will see the Reds get their first pre-season under Jurgen Klopp after the German was appointed as Brendan Rodgers' successor in October. 

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp

There was the disappointment of an eighth place finish, but given the Reds are without European football next term, Klopp will have a lot more time on the training ground working with his players on a week-to-week basis.

Origi told Sky Sports: “With Klopp, we played two finals. We lost them but as a group we have a lot of talent. It’s good for me to play with big players and make steps every day.

“We’re going to do everything [next season] and I think we have the qualities. It will be an exciting season for us. We have more training time and we have to use it to become better.”

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp celebrates with Jordan Henderson, Divock Origi and Dejan Lovren after Daniel Sturridge (not pictured) scores the first goal for Liverpool

It will be interesting to see how much, if at all, Liverpool do improve next season with Klopp adding his own personnel to the squad, as well as getting that first pre-season under their belts. 

Origi was one of the players that seemed transformed under Klopp.

The Belgian had to lead the line for the German's opening four games in charge at the club following an injury crisis that hit Liverpool's forwards but looked a little out of place. However, after a spell out of the side he managed to bulk up, and towards the end of the campaign played a valuable part in the side's progression to the Europa League final, scoring 10 goals in all competitions in his debut season. 

Some have pointed to more time on the training field as a massive positive for Klopp, but there are questions as to how big the squad will be from then on. But one would think with a side that is more in Klopp's image the side should kick on next season, and with several changes in the league itself, Liverpool's progress will be watched with interest. 

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp applauds fans after the game

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