NEW DELHI – Liverpool are nowhere close to their imperious finest but Jurgen Klopp’s crew can nonetheless accomplish the “mega tough” job of efficiently defending their Premier League title this season, membership nice Robbie Fowler informed Reuters on Tuesday.
The Anfield aspect triumphed final season with seven video games to spare, but have regarded much less dominant this marketing campaign although they continue to be stage on factors with Manchester United, who’ve a sport in hand, on the prime of the Premier League standings.
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“It’s mega mega tough, it really is,” former England striker Fowler stated in a Zoom interview. “Last year, you actually demoralised every team in the Premier League.
“It is lot nearer, and will probably be much more troublesome as a result of groups need to beat them, groups are doing the whole lot they can.
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“It’s really tough but I still think they can do it.”
Fowler, presently managing SC East Bengal within the Indian Super League, was pleasantly stunned how Liverpool managed to stay at prime of the desk regardless of not being at their finest.
“Liverpool are a great team, they have great players, they have a great manager and certainly where they are now without playing unbelievable football this year is a good place to be,” added Fowler from Goa, the place the ISL is being contested this season.
“Plenty of games left, plenty of points to play for and Liverpool haven’t sort of hit the ground running yet.
“They are going OK, they’re getting good outcomes at occasions but nearly at all times you can be just a little bit higher, we all know that.”
Liverpool and Manchester City have locked the top two positions in the last two seasons and the former England forward expects the trend to continue.
“Man City are most likely the closest challengers in all equity,” said the 45-year-old.
“This is an effective season available and many video games stay. I feel it will be an attention-grabbing finish to this yr.”