thinks Liverpool have a tougher task on their hands winning the than Borussia Dortmund did when they dislodged from the top of the Bundesliga.

Dortmund twice beat German giants Bayern to the Bundesliga title under Klopp’s guidance, but the German considers the challenge of claiming Liverpool’s first Premier League trophy the bigger ask.

Manchester City set new records last season on their way to winning the league, but Klopp thinks even if the Reds can see off ’s side, there will be plenty of other teams poised to shatter their dream.

‘Yeah, the Premier League (is harder) for sure. if you could beat Bayern it was good because usually they had won all their other games,’ Klopp said.


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‘That will not happen here. Even City couldn’t do that last year. They got 100 points but that was a rare thing to do.

‘You have to be ready for every single game, in the Premier League there is no easy game.

‘But I’m not interested too much in the difficulties of our challenge, I’m really working on the solutions and to ensure we are ready for all these games.’

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Manchester United and Tottenham were closest to City last campaign, with Liverpool coming in fourth ahead of Chelsea and Arsenal.

Klopp explained the English league is far more competitive than the Bundesliga and expects sides like Arsenal and Chelsea to improve significantly this term.

‘We could only play Bayern twice in a season, so we were never chasing Bayern, just trying to beat the others as often as possible,’ he said.

‘But where we have more teams like this (as strong as them). If City isn’t the No. 1 then there will be others going for it.

‘I really think Tottenham will have a brilliant season. They are together still and have a fantastic manager.

‘A few other teams have a big chance too. Chelsea look really positive, Arsenal not a good start but that will change.

‘So don’t look at the others, it doesn’t help you. You only have a problem with them twice over the course of the year.

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‘Just try to beat them in those two games and then beat the others as often as possible.’

Liverpool will look to extend their perfect start to the season with a win over Brighton on Saturday.


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