Liverpool produced a sensational performance to overturn Barca’s 3-0 lead from the first leg and make it through to a second straight Champions League final.

In the most dramatic of games, Divock Origi and Georginio Wijnaldum both scored twice as the Reds stunned the Spanish champions.

An all-English Champions League final awaits now, as Liverpool prepare to take on Tottenham in Madrid on June 1.

Surprisingly, Raheem Sterling told reporters how pleased he was to watch his former club overturn Barca like that.

The winger left Merseyside in 2014 to join Manchester City, and has been an unpopular figure at Anfield ever since, but his comments about Tuesday night’s win could help to build bridges.

“I was really happy for Liverpool, I was buzzing,” he said on Thursday.

“People might not believe me but it’s true.

“Seeing some of the boys like Hendo [Jordan Henderson] and Trent [Alexander-Arnold] in the final makes me happy, I’m really happy for them.”

The Manchester City winger also discussed this Sunday’s Premier League title decider as he collected the Football Writers Player of the Year Award.

Sterling’s heroics this season have left City in the more favourable position ahead of the final game of the season.

The Citizens face Brighton away on Sunday knowing that a win will see them retain their title with an incredible 98 points.

Liverpool face Wolves, and could come up short by just one point despite only having lost once – against City in January – all season.

“We know how big an occasion it is,” Sterling said. “But I’d much rather be on our side, to know if we win the game it’s ours.

“It will be a tough day, that’s for sure. We know Brighton won’t just sit there and let us score goals.

“They’re safe and it is going to be a really tough day, to be honest with you, but it is one I am really looking forward to.”

All the final games in the Premier League start at 2pm on Sunday.

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