17 Th5 2022 | 14:59
Manager Jurgen Klopp has admitted Liverpool have no chance of winning the Premier League as Manchester City have the final say in the final round on May 22.
“I don’t know when Manchester City have lost two games in a row and Aston Villa have to play in the middle of the week. They are not used to it. I don’t think Manchester City will continue to lose points. The weekend.” Klopp On May 16, said at a press conference before the 37th round of the Premier League game against Southampton.
Liverpool Rekindling Manchester City’s title hopes Tie 2-2 West Ham in round 37 last weekend. If Klopp beat Southampton today, Klopp’s teachers and students will close the gap with Manchester City by one point. At the time, the title race was only decided in the final round on May 22, with Liverpool taking on Wolves at Anfield and Manchester City taking on Aston Villa at the Etihad Stadium.
Liverpool still have ambitions of a quadruple this season. In addition to competing for the title with Manchester City in the Premier League, they have also won the League Cup, FA Cup and will play the Champions League final against Real Madrid at the Stade de France in Paris on May 28.
after beating Chelsea FA Cup final Last weekend, Klopp asked the Football Association (FA) for more medals so they could give all members as well as young players. The rules state that 40 medals will be awarded to the two FA Cup finalists. Klopp had previously made a similar request when Liverpool beat Chelsea in the Carabao Cup final in February. The German coach used 31 players in his FA Cup win and 33 in the League Cup.
Klopp believes Liverpool will still have a successful season even without winning the Premier League and Champions League. The German boss also believes the FA Cup title will help Liverpool relieve pressure before the end of the season. “If we play like this season, win the League Cup, win the FA Cup and fight for the remaining two titles, it will be a good season,” he stressed.
Klopp also declined to talk about preparations for the Champions League final against Real Madrid on May 28 as he wants to focus on the remaining two rounds of the Premier League. He admitted: “It would be great if Liverpool win the Champions League final in the next two weeks. But we are facing the most successful club in the Champions League and Liverpool are not appreciated.”
The 54-year-old confirmed that he will rotate and give plenty of chances to substitutes in today’s game against Southampton. Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk – the duo who had to leave early in the FA Cup final against Chelsea due to injury – are likely to be sidelined.