Date: 5th February 2020 at 7:30pm
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Much has been made of ’s decision to skip ’s FA Cup fourth-round replay with Shrewsbury Town.  To honour his commitment to the winter break, his senior players were given the night off and the club’s Under-23 boss took charge of the team.

There was, however, one senior player who trained with the youngsters on Monday and asked Critchley if he could come along to the game.  shared words of advice with some of the players in the dressing room and was thanked publicly by the coach for his assistance – as per The Athletic’s James Pearce.

Would you like to see Milner stay on as a coach after he retires?

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What do we think?

James Milner joined Liverpool on a free transfer back in July 2015 from Manchester City. Since his arrival, he has played 205 times for the Anfield giants, scoring 26 goals and providing 4o assists.

However, the 34-year-old’s influence is far greater than the numbers suggest – his versatility has been a huge help to Jurgen Klopp who has in the past used him as a full-back.  Based on Neil Critchley’s comments, Milner’s exemplary attitude and work-rate look to set the tone within the squad, and his commitment to helping the Under-23 players who took part in Tuesday night’s cup tie tells you all you need to know regarding this model professional.