Liverpool will once again be rivals in the Premier League, says Lovren

LONDON: Dejan Lovren Create Liverpool They Will Be Premier League Aspirants To Title Again The Next Season, Saying They Are Still Improving Under Jurgen Klopp .

Liverpool Were Pipped To The Title By Manchester City By A Single Point Despite Reaching 97 Points - The Third Highest Tally In Premier League History.

The Reds Have Also Secured Back-to-back Final Champions League Appearances, Which Lovren Said Was Another Indication Of Their Improvement.

" When You Look Back On The Last Three Years, It Was Every Season Improvement," He Told

" When Klopp Came (in 2015), Every Year We Did Better And Better. Last Season We Did Quite Well, We Had A Lot Of Injuries And Reached The End Of The Champions League.

" This Year, With The New Players, We Reached Second Place With 97 Points, It's Incredible.

" And Again The Final Of The Champions League, So Definitely One Of The Contenders For The Next Year To Do Something Great.

" With This Team, We Can Only Improve."

Central to that, according to Lovren, They Will Be keeping the current squad together -- most key players have already been tied down to long contracts -- and making the right additions.

Narrowly Missing Out On The Title Meant The Croatia International Suffered A Second Heartbreaking Runners-up Finish In 10 Months, Having Been Beaten By France In The World Cup Final Last Year.

I'm Confident, However, This Season Can End With A Victory Over Tottenham In Madrid On June 1.

" We Gave Everything This Season, It Was A Brilliant Season - Especially (at) Anfield And I Think The Fans Really Enjoyed It, Especially The Game Against Barca (Liverpool Beat Barcelona 4-0 To The Second Leg Of Their Champions League Semi- Final).

" So, At The End We Have Another End And I'm Sure We Will Come Back With Big Smiles."