Simon Mignolet told Voetbal Nieuws that although he would love to play more he is enjoying being part of the strongest side he’s seen at Liverpool.

The Belgian was part of the 2013/14 side that ended in second place behind Manchester City on 84 points.

He told Voetbal Niuews of his future plans: “Of course I want to play, but my job is to support the team and my future is not important right now.

“As a whole, this is the strongest team I’ve ever experienced at Liverpool.

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“At the back we are very stable with Virgil van Dijk and in the front you have three goalscorers with Mo Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino. The latter is also very strong in defending, a very complete attack.”

Liverpool currently sit on 82 points and could end the season with 97 if they win their remaining five games.

 

While he hasn’t made a single appearance in the Premier League all season, Mignolet deserves a lot of praise. Despite being made to sit on the bench for the majority of the season, he is nothing but professional.

You could argue that footballers are paid huge wages and shouldn’t get to complain but their careers are only so short and it’s totally understandable to be frustrated and upset about a lack of opportunities.

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If Liverpool have the title wrapped up by the time they play Wolves on the last day of the season and Alisson has the Golden Glove secured, Jurgen Klopp should let Mignolet play as recognition for what he’s done for the club.

The Belgian might not be everyone’s cup of tea but he has been a loyal servant for the club and was in incredible form at the tail end of the 2016/17 season and was crucial to securing Champions League qualification.

With the 31-year-old likely to leave the club at the end of the season, it would be nice to see him go out on a high and leave one last positive memory for supporters to remember him by.

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