DEJAN LOVREN has delivered a dig at Liverpool’s rivals by claiming: money cannot buy you success.
The Croatian defender, preparing for Real Madrid in the Champions League final in Kiev on Saturday week, reckons his team are as good as any other side in the world.
REUTERS Lovren has scored two goals and made one assist for Liverpool this season
Liverpool sealed fourth spot in the Premier League with a 4-0 win over Brighton on Sunday and they now head to Spain tomorrow for a three-day training camp in Marbella.
Although Manchester City have won two trophies, big-spending Manchester United and Chelsea will contest the FA Cup final this Saturday for their only chance of silverware.
Arsenal and Tottenham have finished the season empty-handed.
Lovren, 28, said: “There are teams spending a lot of money and buying top players from all over the world but it is not about money – it is about your team-mates.
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“We have a team squad that compares with every team in the world.
“We have shown that in the Champions League.
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“We will now have a little rest and then we got to Spain for a few days team building and we will be ready for the final.
“The most important thing was that we beat Brighton and we are in the Champions League again. Everyone deserved that.