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Dejan Lovren: 'I criticise myself after making mistakes'

Lovren: 'I criticise myself after mistakes'
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Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren reveals that he does not talk to anyone for "a couple of days" after making mistakes at the back.

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren has revealed that he does not talk to anyone for "a couple of days" after making mistakes at the back.

The Croatian, who has been a regular feature at the back for the Reds since joining from Southampton in 2014, has often been criticised for a lack of composure in Jurgen Klopp's team.

Lovren has revealed, however, that he is his own biggest critic when featuring for the Merseyside club.

"I'm my biggest critic of myself when I make mistakes," the 28-year-old told Sky Sports News. "I don't talk to anyone for a couple of days - this is me. This is the punishment for myself.

"What do other people think? I'm not bothered. What's important is what the manager says because he is the man in charge of me. If he's positive about me then that's confirmation for myself that I'm one of the best defenders in the Premier League.

"When you go 18 games unbeaten people will say 'wow he's really good' but when you make mistakes they will point the finger at the back four."

Lovren could feature alongside Virgil van Dijk against former club Southampton on Sunday afternoon, after the Dutchman's switch from the Saints in January.


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2Manchester CityMan City17142148103844
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs17130431161539
4Chelsea17114235142137
5Arsenal17104337231434
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd177552929026
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves177461919025
8Everton176652422224
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13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton176382024-421
14Newcastle UnitedNewcastle174491422-816
15Crystal Palace1743101423-915
16Cardiff CityCardiff1742111733-1614
17Southampton172691632-1612
18Burnley1733111533-1812
19Huddersfield TownHuddersfield1724111028-1810
20Fulham1723121642-269

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