Lucas Leiva: 5 Reasons He's One of Liverpool's Most Important Players

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Lucas Leiva: 5 Reasons He's One of Liverpool's Most Important Players
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After being out for more than a year with two unfortunate injuries, Liverpool's Lucas Leiva is getting back to playing regularly for his team. His timely return has coincided with an upturn in results for the Reds.

Having transformed from being one of the most maligned players on the squad to being one the fans desperately missed during his absence, Lucas' impact on the squad is clear to see.

Along with the likes of Daniel Agger, Glen Johnson and Luis Suarez, Lucas is most certainly one of Liverpool's best players these days. His growth began under Rafa Benitez, who brought him to Anfield, and increased during the days of Kenny Dalglish.

Brendan Rodgers has barely been able to select him competitively so far because of his injury, but it is evident that Lucas will be an important cog in the manager's machine.

Here are five reasons why the Brazilian is one of the most important members of the Reds squad.

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