Jurgen Klopp mentioned the Liverpool squad should not drained, however in the course of one thing.© AFP
Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp says his facet is not going to relaxation on their laurels subsequent season after ending a 30-year wait to win the Premier League. The newly topped champions head to closest challengers Manchester Metropolis on Thursday seeking to construct on their 23-point lead on the high of the desk. Klopp warned of the risk that Metropolis, a resurgent Manchester United and Chelsea, bolstered by the signings of Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech, would pose subsequent season. Nevertheless, he dismissed any notion that Liverpool will slacken off after setting a record-breaking tempo to say the title with seven video games to spare this season.
“We is not going to defend the title subsequent 12 months, we’ll assault it,” mentioned Klopp on a videoconference on Wednesday.
“I’ve discovered whenever you suppose you could have reached the top, you’re already on the best way down.”
“We do not really feel that. I do not really feel lastly glad. It is one other step. It is a huge one, an unbelievably huge one, however not the one factor I wish to speak with the boys about in 20 years’ time.”
There have been wild celebrations from Klopp, his gamers and Liverpool followers final Thursday when Metropolis’s 2-1 defeat at Chelsea lastly ended the three-decade wait.
However having had their title get together delayed by three months as a result of coronavirus pandemic, Klopp desires to complete the season strongly and get again in rhythm forward of a fast turnaround into the 2020/21 marketing campaign.
“We put together Man Metropolis with full focus,” mentioned the German. “That does not imply we’ll beat them, however it means we’re ready. That’s how we’ll put together subsequent season as nicely.
“We aren’t drained. We’re simply in the course of one thing.”
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