Liverpool midfielder James Milner has opened up on why new signings can immediately flourish at Anfield.
Milner believes that the new arrivals will taste early success at Liverpool due to the culture Jurgen Klopp has created at the club.
“It’s pleasing to see,” he told liverpoolfc.com.
“That atmosphere we have within the dressing room obviously starts with the manager and the atmosphere around the club, that helps players hit the ground running.
“You’ve seen it numerous times. You’ve seen it when Virg (Van Dijk) came, obviously new in the middle of the season coming in and playing so well straight away mid-season… hopefully Darwin is the same.
“He scored a couple of goals in the last few weeks, so hopefully it continues for him. That’s credit to the boys and the people around the club for making people feel comfortable straight away.
“It is a big change for them but it’s also the work that is done on the training ground. Obviously getting them to know how we want to play and then feeling comfortable in how we play, so a lot of work goes into that and hopefully it can continue, and Darwin can keep thriving.”
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Anfield Watch Verdict
There is no denying that Klopp has created a special dressing room.
Without a solid environment, the Reds would not have won the Champions League, Super Cup, FIFA Club World Cup, Premier League title, League Cup, FA Cup and Community Shield in the space of four years.
Klopp has developed an environment where players flourish. Hopefully nothing changes in the years to come.
Klopp is contracted until the conclusion of the 2025-26 campaign. Therefore, it would be fair to assume that Liverpool will be strong in all departments for several more seasons.
Only time will tell if that is to be the case.