We saw the game against Chelsea, they are top quality.
“But you all ask me about the gap to City and what we have to do”.
Liverpool handed full debuts to new signings Alisson and Naby Keita, the latter producing a hugely impressive performance at the heart of midfield, while Xherdan Shaqiri made a late appearance off the bench.
LFC fans can not wait to get this campaign underway. But that’s a good thing, and that’s the feel going around at Anfield…
“The plan is that we really go for it (the Premier League).
But what about the other clubs?”, Klopp opined at his pre-match press conference on Friday.
Now goalkeeping coach at West Ham United, Valero was part of Rafael Benitez’s coaching set up between 2007 to 2010, working with Pepe Reina at the height of his Liverpool career.
It was a comfortable win for Liverpool this evening against West Ham at Anfield, with the Reds prevailing 4-0.
One Twitter user, AnfieldRd96, didn’t hold back, saying “I’m in love with Naby Keïta”.
“As a manager you can work a lot of different ways with a lot of different tactics, a lot of different systems, but if you don’t have good players it’s impossible to be a good team”.
However he expects to be without a number of players when his team host Manuel Pellegrini’s Hammers due to a series of what Klopp described as “little niggles”, or minor injuries.
Salah had multiple chances in the game, and the vast majority of them came in high percentage areas.
Virgil Van Dijk and Joe Gomez are the only two fit senior centre-backs but perhaps it is a blessing in disguise. That is the world Liverpool is in today. The champions are Manchester City.
Long day it will be but we love it.
Fabinho was a brilliant spot-kick taker for Monaco but fluffed his lines from 12 yards against Torino on Tuesday night, so Mane could be top of the pecking order again on Sunday. Liverpool had a very successful and good season past year but we didn’t win a title.
He said: “I came here to try to win titles”.
Mane, who has now scored in each of his last three Premier League openers, and Salah, the league’s Golden Boot victor last season with 32 goals, sealed Liverpool’s victory in their first competitive game since they lost the Champions League final to Real Madrid in March.
But there could be a decent play for West Ham.
The Guinea worldwide, who was signed from RB Leipzig a year ago in a deal which delayed his arrival until this summer, slotted in seamlessly and played a key role not only in the opening goal but in most of Liverpool’s attacking invention.