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Who is Liverpool's Player of the Season? logo 11-05-2017

Liverpool's first full campaign under Jurgen Klopp is on course to satisfy the craving of a return to Champions League football.

Currently on 70 points with two games left to play, the club have only posted a better total in three of the last 10 seasons. Should they secure victories at West Ham and against Middlesbrough at home, the Reds will match their haul of 76 recorded in 2007-08.

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It would see them rejoin Europe's elite for only the second time in eight years.

There will, however, be shades of disappointment when reflecting on the term given the Reds were Chelsea's closest challengers for the title heading into 2017.

Injuries to key personnel - often at the same time - has dimmed the dazzle of Liverpool's first half of the season, with just eight victories in all competitions out of 22 since the beginning of January.

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But, ultimately, being back in club football's premier competition would be a stellar base to build upon, with many players deserving of plaudits should that aim be realised.

Goal selects the three biggest contributors to Liverpool's season below, with Adam Lallana unfortunate to narrowly missing out...

"We don’t have a one-for-one replacement," Klopp admitted when assessing who could replace the winger, currently undergoing rehabilitation after repairing meniscus damage in his left knee. The £30 million summer signing from Southampton managed 13 goals in just 27 league games prior to his setback and there is no doubt he'd have increased his numbers while furthering the club's ambitions had he featured more.

Mane was named Player of the Season and Players' Player of the Season during Liverpool's awards evening on Tuesday - there's absolutely no arguing with that!

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