Cape Town - Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has relished the
added responsibility he has been given at the Reds since making his move from
The 24-year-old scored the
opening goal for Jurgen Klopp's side on Sunday as they ended Manchester City's
unbeaten Premier League record this campaign with a 4-3 victory at Anfield.
The strike brought the
Englishman's total for the season to three, which is as many goals as he scored
for the Gunners in his last 71 appearances for the club.
"I just think I needed to be
one of the players in the team that was one of the ones demanding to go and
change the game - get assists and get goals," he told BBC Radio 5 Live.
"I've really been encouraged and pushed to do that."
"I've been trying to push
myself," he continued. "I came here to do that and I knew it was time
for me to change things and improve myself. I've just been focused on doing
"The manager has been really
encouraging and telling me to get push forward and get more goals. That's
"That's not any detriment to
when I was at Arsenal because it's the same situation.
"I just wanted a change
and, so far, I think I've changed a few things in my game and it's going in the
"It's definitely not there yet. I've got more improving to