Dirk Kuyt wants Liverpool to win a place in Europe

25 April 2011 10:59
[LNB]Liverpool forward Dirk Kuyt wants the Reds to push on and claim a place in Europe after their latest Premier League victory.[LNB]Liverpool thumped Birmingham 5-0 on Saturday, with Kuyt scoring his seventh goal in six Premier League matches, and his 13th goal of the season.[LNB]Kuyt is only two short of his best goalscoring campaign in a red shirt two years ago but he is more focused on helping the team secure European football next term.[LNB] Eye for goal: Dirk Kuyt fires home a goal for Liverpool against Birmingham[LNB]'I am normally not the kind of player who has a personal target,' said the 30-year-old, who recently signed a new contract at Anfield.[LNB]'I would much more appreciate it if we went for a European spot, but it is nice to be involved in important moments.[LNB]'As a forward player you want to score goals and I am very satisfied with the way things are going.[LNB]'That is also down to the manager, who gives me a lot of confidence - it doesn't matter whether I play on the right or up front I am just enjoying my time and hopefully I can score a few more.[LNB]'The most important thing for us is to look to ourselves and if we win our own games we will get closer and closer (to fifth-placed Tottenham).[LNB]'Spurs have to come to Anfield and that will be interesting but it will only be interesting if we win our own games.[LNB]'Hopefully we can keep going and the focus at the moment is on Newcastle (next Sunday).'[LNB] Is it another false dawn or are Liverpool on the march under King Kenny?King Kenny set to wield axe on Kop flop Cole as Reds boss plans summer clearout [LNB] [LNB]  Explore more:People: Dirk Kuyt Places: Birmingham, Newcastle, Liverpool, Europe

Source: Daily_Mail