Every Liverpool Player’s Best Moment Of 2015/16

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With the 2015/16 season nearing its conclusion, we select the standout moment for every Liverpool player throughout the campaign.

It has been another fascinating year in the club’s history, both on and off the pitch.

The sacking of Brendan Rodgers and arrival of Jurgen Klopp heralded the start of an exciting new era at Anfield, with the German proving to be a fantastic appointment so far.

Liverpool have struggled for consistency in the Premier League, and must improve next season, but they have reached two cup finals, with the Europa League Final against Sevilla now just days away.

Each Reds player has enjoyed at least one moment to remember since August – here is a look at who has done what:

Goalkeepers

Simon Mignolet

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, May 11, 2016: Liverpool's goalkeeper Simon Mignolet in action during the Premier League match against Chelsea at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The Belgian has had an inconsistent campaign, but his shot-stopping ability has come to the fore on numerous occasions.

His magnificent save to deny Odion Ighalo was one of the best of the season by any goalkeeper.

Adam Bogdan

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, September 23, 2015: Liverpool's goalkeeper Adam Bogdan celebrates after his saves in the penalty shoot out sealed a 3-2 victory after a 1-1 draw against Carlisle United during the Football League Cup 3rd Round match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Things haven’t gone well for Bogdan at Anfield, but he was still a hero back in September, when his three penalty saves in the shootout against Carlisle United sent Liverpool through to the League Cup fourth round.

Danny Ward

SWANSEA, WALES - Sunday, May 1, 2016: Liverpool's goalkeeper Danny Ward in action against Swansea City during the Premier League match at the Liberty Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Having returned from an impressive loan spell at Aberdeen, Ward has been given a few rare opportunities to shine between the sticks.

Liverpool’s 3-1 defeat at Swansea last month may have seen some terrible individual performances, but the young ‘keeper was excellent, making a number of eye-catching saves.

Full-Backs

Nathaniel Clyne

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, May 5, 2016: Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge and Nathaniel Clyne celebrate after his side's 3-0 victory over Villarreal, reaching the final 3-1 on aggregate, during the UEFA Europa League Semi-Final 2nd Leg match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Clyne has proved to be a brilliant signing from Southampton, playing with great consistency at right-back all season long.

He was particularly outstanding in the Europa League semi-final second-leg against Villarreal, however, producing a perfect all-round display.

Jon Flanagan

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, January 20, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp hugs Jon Flanagan after the 3-0 victory over Exeter City during the FA Cup 3rd Round Replay match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Having suffered such a horrendous time of things with injury, Flanagan’s best moment of 2015/16 was simply returning to action after almost two years on the sidelines.

The local lad received a wonderful reception when he took to the field against Stoke City in the League Cup back in January, and he has been dependable ever since.

Alberto Moreno

The young Spaniard may not be the finished article yet, but he has improved under Klopp.

Moreno’s finest moment of the season was quite possibly the fantastic tackle he made on Southampton‘s Sadio Mane, following a lung-busting surge back from the other end of the pitch.

Brad Smith

EXETER, ENGLAND - Friday, January 8, 2016: Liverpool's Brad Smith celebrates scoring the second equalising goal against Exeter City during the FA Cup 3rd Round match at St. James Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The Australian scored an important equaliser at Exeter City in the FA Cup third round, keeping Liverpool in the competition in the process.

Connor Randall

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, October 28, 2015: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp embraces Connor Randall after sealing his first win, beating AFC Bournemouth 1-0, during the Football League Cup 4th Round match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Randall’s debut, in the League Cup against Bournemouth in October, was undoubtedly his high point of the campaign.

Joe Gomez

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, August 17, 2015: Liverpool's Joe Gomez in action against AFC Bournemouth during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The teenager looked a class act prior to a serious knee injury, with a fabulous performance away to Arsenal outlining his enormous potential.

Jose Enrique

EXETER, ENGLAND - Friday, January 8, 2016: Liverpool's Jose Enrique cannot prevent Exeter City's Jamie Reid setting up the opening goal during the FA Cup 3rd Round match at St. James Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

A hilariously bad showing at Exeter was probably Enrique’s standout moment, simply because it was surely the moment Klopp realised the Spaniard had no future at Anfield.

Joe Maguire

EXETER, ENGLAND - Friday, January 8, 2016: Liverpool's Joe Maguire and Brad Smith applaud the travelling supporters after the 2-2 draw with Exeter City during the FA Cup 3rd Round match at St. James Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

His debut at Exeter would have been a moment he had dreamed about.

Centre-Backs

Dejan Lovren

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, April 14, 2016: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren celebrates scoring the dramatic fourth goal against Borussia Dortmund in injury time to seal a 4-3 (5-4 aggregate) victory during the UEFA Europa League Quarter-Final 2nd Leg match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The 26-year-old has made giant strides in recent months, and his last-gasp winner against Borussia Dortmund was not only his best moment of 2015/16 to date, but Liverpool’s too.

Mamadou Sakho

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Wednesday, March 16, 2016: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho celebrates after knocking out Manchester United 3-1 on aggregate (1-1 on the night) during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 2nd Leg match at Old Trafford. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Things may have gone pear-shaped for Sakho this season, for obvious reasons, but he has produced some colossal performances at times.

A mountainous display away to Man United in the Europa League last-16 was particularly outstanding, with the Frenchman making 12 clearances and six tackles at Old Trafford. Even the commentators praise him!

Kolo Toure

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - Sunday, February 14, 2016: Liverpool's Kolo Toure celebrates scoring the sixth goal against Aston Villa during the Premier League match at Villa Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Seeing Toure score a goal is a rare and wonderful thing, so witnessing the hugely popular Ivorian tuck away a header in the 6-0 mauling of Aston Villa has to be his finest moment of the campaign.

It was his first ever Reds goal, and his celebration was brilliant.

Martin Skrtel

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Saturday, November 21, 2015: Liverpool's Martin Skrtel celebrates scoring the fourth goal against Manchester City during the Premier League match at the City of Manchester Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Skrtel looks set to depart Anfield this summer, but despite no longer being good enough, he has still managed to shine now and again.

The Slovakian was excellent in Liverpool’s 4-1 thrashing of Man City at the Etihad in November, capping off a fine individual display with a rocket of a finish late in the day.

Tiago Ilori

EXETER, ENGLAND - Friday, January 8, 2016: Liverpool's Tiago Ilori in action against Exeter City during the FA Cup 3rd Round match at St. James Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Chances have been few and far between for the Portuguese youngster, but he was very impressive away to West Ham in the FA Cup fourth round replay.

Steven Caulker

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, January 13, 2016: Liverpool's new signing Steven Caulker after the 2-2 draw with Arsenal the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Anyone remember him?

He caused mayhem as an auxiliary striker against both Arsenal and Norwich, with Liverpool scoring late in both matches. Other than that, Caulker hasn’t done a thing.

Midfielders

Emre Can

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, May 5, 2016: Liverpool's Emre Can celebrates at the final whistle after his side's 3-0 victory over Villarreal, reaching the final 3-1 on aggregate, during the UEFA Europa League Semi-Final 2nd Leg match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Can has matured into the best midfielder Liverpool have this season, with countless influential displays in the middle of the park.

To return from a potentially season-ending injury against Villarreal in the Europa League semi-final second-leg, and completely run the show, was particularly magnificent, though.

His outrageous assist for Daniel Sturridge against Southampton also deserves a mention.

Jordan Henderson

Football - FA Premier League - Liverpool FC v Leicester City FC

The captain’s campaign has been ruined by a lack of fitness, and the hope is that his best moment comes next Wednesday, when he lifts the Europa League trophy aloft in Basel!

Lucas Leiva

Liverpool’s longest-serving player has mustered some formidable displays this season, but he was especially good away to West Ham in the FA Cup, in a rare centre-back role.

His use of the word “unlucky” has also been a high point.

James Milner

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, April 10, 2016: Liverpool's James Milner applauds the supporters after the 4-1 victory over Stoke City during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Milner has grown in stature by the game for the Reds, adding goals and assists at a surprisingly relentless rate.

His inch-perfect cross to set-up Lovren against Dortmund was his most telling contribution of the season so far, and it outlined his ability to produce big moments at important times.

Joe Allen

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, January 25, 2016: Liverpool's Joe Allen scoring a penalty during the Football League Cup Semi-Final 2nd Leg match against Stoke City at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool’s cult hero has been superb in 2016, putting in some influential performances and looking gloriously like Andrea Pirlo.

Although often understated and subtle in his brilliance, Allen was the hero against Stoke in January, when his winning penalty in the shootout sent the Reds into the League Cup Final.

Jordan Rossiter

European Football - UEFA Europa League - Group Stage Group B - FC Girondins de Bordeaux v Liverpool FC

The youngster’s season has been wrecked by injury, but he shone against Bordeaux in the Europa League back in September.

Kevin Stewart, Cameron Brannagan & Pedro Chirivella

EXETER, ENGLAND - Friday, January 8, 2016: Liverpool's Kevin Stewart in action against Exeter City during the FA Cup 3rd Round match at St. James Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The young midfield trio all made their Liverpool debuts this season, and they will cherish those moments forever.

Forwards

Philippe Coutinho

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Wednesday, March 16, 2016: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia celebrates scoring the first goal against Manchester United during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 2nd Leg match at Old Trafford. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool’s Player of the Year has once again scored some fantastic goals, proving to be his side’s attacking talisman time and time again.

His wonderful solo goal against United in the Europa League was both unique and important, and it stands out as Coutinho’s best moment.

Adam Lallana

NORWICH, ENGLAND - Friday, January 22, 2016: Liverpool's Adam Lallana celebrates with manager Jürgen Klopp after scoring the fifth, and winning, goal against Norwich City to seal a late 5-4 victory during the Premiership match at Carrow Road. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Like so many Reds players under Klopp, Lallana has improved immeasurably in 2015/16, adding plenty of substance to his game.

It was the 28-year-old’s stoppage time winner in the incredible 5-4 win at Norwich that stands out more than anything, though, with the celebrations almost as memorable as the strike itself.

Roberto Firmino

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Saturday, November 21, 2015: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino scores the third goal against Manchester City during the Premier League match at the City of Manchester Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

After a slow start, Firmino has become one of Liverpool’s best players this season.

The Brazilian was mesmeric in the aforementioned 4-1 at City, scoring one and producing a brilliant assist for Coutinho. It was the first time we realised what a huge talent he is.

Jordon Ibe

STOKE-ON-TRENT, ENGLAND - Tuesday, January 5, 2016: Liverpool's Jordon Ibe celebrates scoring the first goal against Stoke City during the Football League Cup Semi-Final 1st Leg match at the Britannia Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Things haven’t gone too well for Ibe in the last year or so, but his winning goal away to Stoke in the League Cup semi-final first-leg was an important moment for both him and the team.

Sheyi Ojo

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, April 10, 2016: Liverpool's Sheyi Ojo in action against Stoke City during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

An eye-catching finish at home to Exeter comes close, but Ojo’s superb trickery and assist for Sturridge against Stoke just edges it.

Joao Teixeira

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, January 20, 2016: Liverpool's Joao Carlos Teixeira scores the third goal against Exeter City during the FA Cup 3rd Round Replay match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The Portuguese man’s future looks set to lie elsewhere, but his well-taken effort in front of the Kop against Exeter – his first ever for the Reds – was a moment to savour.

Ryan Kent

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - Sunday, July 19, 2015: Liverpool's Ryan Kent during a training session at Coopers Stadium ahead of a preseason friendly match against Adelaide United on day seven of the club's preseason tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The highly-rated youngster made his Liverpool bow at Exeter, and looked the part.

Strikers

Daniel Sturridge

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, May 5, 2016: Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge celebrates scoring the first goal against Villarreal during the UEFA Europa League Semi-Final 2nd Leg match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Having finally returned from horrible luck with injuries, Sturridge has continued to score at a relentless rate this season.

The 26-year-old’s real moment of glory came against Villarreal, though, with his goal putting Liverpool 2-0 up and on their way to another European final.

His passionate celebration showed exactly what it meant to him.

Divock Origi

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - Wednesday, December 2, 2015: Liverpool's Divock Origi celebrates scoring the fourth goal against Southampton during the Football League Cup Quarter-Final match at St. Mary's Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Such is the fickle nature of football supporters, Origi was being written off by some earlier in the season, which seems crazy now.

The young Belgian has arguably become Klopp’s first-choice striker, when fit, and his hat-trick away to Southampton in the League Cup quarter-final was very much the moment we sat up and took notice. His standout performance though was away to Dortmund.

Christian Benteke

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 12, 2015: Liverpool's Christian Benteke celebrates scoring the first goal against Manchester United during the Premier League match at Old Trafford. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

It has been a hugely disappointing first year on Merseyside for Liverpool’s big-money signing, but it hasn’t been all bad.

10 goals is not the worst return in the world, and his incredible acrobatic effort against Man United at Old Trafford was one of the finest strikes of the season.

Danny Ings

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, October 4, 2015: Liverpool's Danny Ings celebrates scoring the first goal against Everton during the Premier League match at Goodison Park, the 225th Merseyside Derby. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Ings was looking a good purchase prior to a cruciate ligament injury suffered in October, and his header against Everton in the Merseyside derby cemented his reputation a possible big-game player for the future.

Jerome Sinclair

EXETER, ENGLAND - Friday, January 8, 2016: Liverpool's Jerome Sinclair scores his side's first equalising goal against Exeter City during the FA Cup 3rd Round match at St. James Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool’s youngest ever player scored his first ever senior goal against Exeter in January, helping the Reds get level.

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