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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)

Emre Can produces colossal display against Villarreal to outline world class potential

Emre Can shone on his return to the side against Villarreal, dominating in the Reds’ midfield.

“One of the best atmospheres I’ve seen” – Kolo Toure thanks fans for support against Villarreal

Kolo Toure says Liverpool’s 3-0 win over Villarreal was one of the best atmospheres he has experienced.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, May 5, 2016: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino in action against Villarreal during the UEFA Europa League Semi-Final 2nd Leg match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Skill, assists and pressing – Roberto Firmino excels against Villarreal

Liverpool’s 3-0 win over Villarreal on Thursday night was driven by a display of all-round brilliance from Brazilian forward Roberto Firmino.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, May 5, 2016: Liverpool's players celebrate 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)

“We did this all together!” “Amazing fans” – Liverpool players react to Villarreal semi-final victory

After Liverpool booked their place in the Europa League final with victory over Villarreal, we round up how the Reds reacted to the comprehensive victory across their social media accounts.

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

“This looked like a Klopp team working the way Klopp wants” – How the media reacted to Liverpool 3–0 Villarreal

It is the morning after the night before, and we take a look at how the media reacted to Liverpool’s semi-final victory over Villarreal.

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

“When the atmosphere is like this you feel unbeatable” – James Milner lauds Anfield crowd after Villarreal win

James Milner has heaped praise on the atmosphere at Anfield on Thursday.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, May 5, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp' celebrates 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)

Jurgen Klopp encouraged by Reds’ recent rejuvenation

Jurgen Klopp believes he has seen encouraging signs in his side since the turn of the year and their passage to the Europa League final reflects his growing confidence.

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)

Video: Liverpool 3-0 Villarreal – watch the goals and highlights

Watch the goals and highlights as Liverpool beat Villarreal 3-0 at Anfield to qualify for the Europa League final.

Video: Jurgen Klopp post-match press conference – Liverpool 3-0 Villarreal

Watch a delighted but tired Jurgen Klopp after Liverpool beat Villarreal 3-0 to progress to the Europa League final.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, May 5, 2016: Liverpool's players celebrate 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 commands, Firmino fires, power of Anfield produces again – 5 Talking points from Liverpool 3–0 Villarreal

After Liverpool sealed their place in the Europa League final with a 3-0 victory over Villarreal, we pick five talking points from a memorable night at Anfield.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, May 5, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp celebrates 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)

‘Very emotional, very smart’ – Jurgen Klopp proud of Liverpool after Villarreal win

Manager Jurgen Klopp admits he was lost for words after Liverpool’s 3-0 victory over Villarreal booked a place in the Europa League final.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, May 5, 2016: Liverpool's players line up for a team group photograph before the UEFA Europa League Semi-Final 2nd Leg match against Villarreal CF at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool 3-0 Villarreal: Player Ratings

Liverpool secured a memorable 3-0 win on a noisy, intense and joyful night at Anfield.

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

Daniel Sturridge hails “top class” Anfield support after Europa League win over Villarreal

Speaking after Liverpool’s 3-0 win over Villarreal secured progress to the Europa League final, Daniel Sturridge praised the Anfield support for their backing.

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

“A Klopp masterpiece” – Liverpool fans react to Reds reaching Europa League Final

Following Liverpool’s 3-0 win against Villarreal, we bring you the best social media reaction.

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

Liverpool 3-0 Villarreal: Magical Reds reach Europa League Final

Liverpool romped to a fantastic 3-0 win over Villarreal on Thursday evening.

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)

Liverpool vs. Villarreal – LIVE – Follow the Reds’ fight for the Europa League final

Liverpool look to secure a place in the Europa League final with a win over Villarreal on Thursday night. We’re live to bring you the latest.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, September 20, 2015: Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge in action during the Premier League match against Norwich City at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Sturridge starts as Reds eye goals – Confirmed Liverpool lineup vs. Villarreal

Daniel Sturridge starts for Liverpool in tonight’s Europa League semi-final second leg, as the Reds welcome Villarreal to Anfield (kickoff 8.05pm BST).

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, May 4, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp during a press conference at Melwood Training Ground ahead of the UEFA Europa League Semi-Final 2nd Leg match against Villarreal CF. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Klopp says Villarreal celebrations provide no motivation for Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp insists Villarreal’s wild celebrations in their first-leg victory provides no motivation for his side.

VILLRREAL, SPAIN - Thursday, April 28, 2016: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia in action against Villarreal CF's Jonathan dos Santos during the UEFA Europa League Semi-Final 1st Leg match at Estadio El Madrigal. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Anfield primed for biggest game of the season – Liverpool vs. Villarreal Preview

Liverpool take on Villarreal at Anfield on Thursday evening.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, March 10, 2016: Liverpool's Emre Can celebrates after the 2-0 victory over Manchester United during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 1st Leg match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Can and Sturridge to start? – Predicting Liverpool’s XI for crucial Villarreal second-leg

We take a look at how Jurgen Klopp could line up his Liverpool side for the make-or-break semi-final second-leg against Villarreal.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, May 4, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp during a press conference at Melwood Training Ground ahead of the UEFA Europa League Semi-Final 2nd Leg match against Villarreal CF. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Video: Jurgen Klopp’s pre-Villarreal press conference

Watch Jurgen Klopp’s pre-match press conference ahead of Liverpool’s Europa League semi-final second-leg against Villarreal.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, May 4, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp during a press conference at Melwood Training Ground ahead of the UEFA Europa League Semi-Final 2nd Leg match against Villarreal CF. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jurgen Klopp confident of reaching final if Liverpool perform to their best

Jurgen Klopp believes seven months of evolution since his arrival has turned around Liverpool’s season and set them up for a pivotal Europa League semi-final second leg against Villarreal.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, May 4, 2016: Liverpool's Emre Can during a training session at Melwood Training Ground ahead of the UEFA Europa League Semi-Final 2nd Leg match against Villarreal CF. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Photos: Danny Ings and Emre Can train ahead of Europa League semi-final

Liverpool trained at a sunny Melwood on Wednesday afternoon, ahead of their biggest game of the season against Villarreal on Thursday night.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, May 4, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp during a press conference at Melwood Training Ground ahead of the UEFA Europa League Semi-Final 2nd Leg match against Villarreal CF. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jurgen Klopp looking to inspire “the whole Liverpool world” with Europa League triumph

With 90 minutes separating Liverpool and the Europa League final, Jurgen Klopp is looking to draw on the passion of “the whole Liverpool world.”

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, April 14, 2016: Liverpool's Emre Can looks dejected as Borussia Dortmund score the second goal during the UEFA Europa League Quarter-Final 2nd Leg match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jurgen Klopp: “Emre Can is ready to return to the squad for sure”

Speaking to reporters on Wednesday afternoon, Jurgen Klopp confirmed Emre Can is fit to return for Liverpool’s clash with Villarreal.

VILLRREAL, SPAIN - Thursday, April 28, 2016: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia in action against Villarreal CF's Jonathan dos Santos during the UEFA Europa League Semi-Final 1st Leg match at Estadio El Madrigal. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool v Villarreal – 5 pre-match questions, featuring Sturridge, Coutinho & away goals

Liverpool host Villarreal in the second leg of their Europa League semi-final looking to overturn a 1-0 deficit.

Liverpool fans plan Kop mosaic and to meet team bus on Anfield Road before Villarreal

Plans are in place to make Anfield an incredible sight again.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND. TUESDAY, MAY 3rd, 2005: Liverpool supporters on the Spion Kop sing "You'll never walk alone" before before the UEFA Champions League Semi Final 2nd Leg against Chelsea at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool vs. Villarreal: Why the Reds can record another Anfield European semi-final turnaround

Liverpool face the familiar situation of having to overturn a first-leg away loss in the semi-finals of European competition at Anfield, where they look to record another historic turnaround against Villarreal.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, March 10, 2016: Liverpool's Emre Can celebrates after the 2-0 victory over Manchester United during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 1st Leg match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Emre Can returns to full training, could start for Liverpool vs. Villarreal

Emre Can has made a shock recovery from an ankle injury that was expected to end his season, and could start for Liverpool against Villarreal.

Villarreal's Tomas Pina, third from left, celebrates with teammates after scoring, during the Europa League, round of 32, second-leg soccer match between Napoli and Villareal, at the San Paolo stadium in Naples, Italy, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Salvatore Laporta)

Villarreal Watch: La Liga side prepare for Anfield second leg with 2-0 win over Valencia

Villarreal warmed up for their trip to Anfield for Thursday night’s Europa League semi-final second leg with a 2-0 victory away to Valencia.