Man Utd and Chelsea battle, Fekir transfer claim, Klopp signing concern

Man Utd and Chelsea battle, Fekir transfer claim, Klopp signing concern

Man Utd and Chelsea battle, Fekir transfer claim, Klopp signing concern

Souness also believes that Klopp needs a player with that special bit of skill to win a game while also being industrious without the ball. Dejan Lovren and Virgil van Dijk also played well despite the late penalty to Man City.

What concerns me more about Spurs is still the strength of their squad and whether it is deep enough compared to the likes of City, Liverpool and Chelsea.

Unlike the four enthralling encounters between the two last season when Liverpool beat the English champions three times, a highly-anticipated clash fell flat with neither side managing to register a shot on target until after the hour mark. We want to create but when you make a mistake - if it is an open game at Anfield, you don't even have one per cent of a chance.

The draw leaves City top of the Premier League on 20 points, level with Liverpool and Chelsea.

"If you want to see fresher (players), give them a summer break", he said.

Riyad Mahrez missed an 85th-minute penalty as Manchester City wasted a chance to move clear of Premier League title rival Liverpool following a 0-0 draw at Anfield on Sunday.

However, Riyad Mahrez failed to capitalize on it and blasted the penalty kick way above Alisson's goal.

"At the end we need to be happy - I need to be happy - that we didn't lose it because of the penalty".

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Liverpool now head into the worldwide break after playing seven games in 23 days.

While he has been impressed by their, he reckons Sarri's side are too reliant on Eden Hazard, who scored his ninth goal of the campaign in the 3-0 victory over Southampton on Sunday.

"You never know with a penalty".

Klopp said players need a proper break to be fresher, pointing to the case of Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson who played for England at the World Cup in Russian Federation.

United have plenty of time to make up the ground they have lost on the leaders, but there is a reason they are already off the pace and, like the Gunners, I think their main aim now will just be to finish fourth.

"Obviously I'm not happy", said Jesus. This hasn't impacted Liverpool's results so far, but it's a growing concern for Klopp.

It'll be followed by the visit of Red Star Belgrade, themselves dismantled in Paris last week, in European action and then the arrival of Cardiff City at Anfield in league action to round off the month.

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