Leiva: Liverpool’s Pre-season is Now Growing Tight
Liverpool’s Lucas Leiva admits that his team’s pre-season is getting harder and harder to live.
The difficulty and tight preparation because this summer the Reds will have a great chance to play in the Champions League and it was after last season they finish the 2016-2017 competition is ranked fourth in the final standings, which makes a team like Arsenal feel frustrated their new article First absent in the prestigious blue continental stage under Arsene Wenger’s direction.
So in order to achieve higher targets then after giving a month off to his squad when re-live practice session at Melwood last week, James Milner and his friends immediately get a physical exercise menu.
Where it is given to restore the fitness of players who have not played in the official game long. Even when a friendly match against local teams like Tranmere Rovers and also Wigan Athletic coach Jurgen Klopp considers as an important match to set the squad in the summer.
Even with the presence of a new face and academy players then make Leiva feel will feel tight. Even so, but the Brazilian player who has eight more seasons at Anfield believes later intense training will give a positive impact for the team starting next August.
“I think it will be harder and harder,” said Lucas Leiva at the club’s official website.
“Because they try to test everything, strength, balance, stamina and also everything. But this is good.
“We also have some plans during the break, which is not too difficult because to make sure we get here in good form to start pre season. Because pre season is about fitness and getting better.
“It will build, It is very intense. But when you have experience you know how to process it.
“I have not played the old ball. I do not play football while on vacation. So it would be good to start with the ball and regroup and get movement. Hopefully in August we will all be perfectly fit. “