Joe Allen says Liverpool’s players are excited for Tuesday night’s crucial Champions League clash against Basel at Anfield.
Speaking to a room of press at Anfield, the 24-year-old Wales international spoke to the media on Tuesday’s encounter.
“We know exactly the task that lies ahead, really excited for the game.
“We’re looking to draw inspiration from previous games [in club’s history]. The support we get will be a huge factor.
“We learnt a harsh lesson in the away match. We won’t underestimate them. We’ve moved forward since that game.”
On Steven Gerrard and his influence on European nights
“It’s great that Stevie’s got that experience of being in this situation. It’s a great game for all of us to be inspired by an iconic player and inspirational, world class player. We’re looking forward to seeing more magic from Stevie!
“The most important thing is we’ve got the ability and talent [to win the game and progress].”
On having the experience to do what is required against Basel
“As a group we have learnt from the experiences of last season [similar must win games].”