Neutral football fans will want Liverpool to be crowned Premier League champions against Manchester City this season.
Well, that’s according to former Anfield star Danny Murphy, who even after removing the red-tinted glasses still believes Jurgen Klopp’s side are the people’s favorite for the title.
The title race remains well prepared heading into the final seven games of the season, following a thrilling draw between the best fighters at the Etihad Stadium.
In one of the best games of the season, Liverpool twice caught Pep Guardiola’s side in a 2-2 draw that keeps City a point clear of the Reds at the top of the table. league.
The game reopened the Guardiola vs Klopp debate, and it’s obvious which side Murphy is on.
Asked about the differences between the two managers, who are clearly at the top of the coaching game, the former midfielder said Guardiola’s success and greatness were undeniable.
However, he claims Klopp is ahead of him for what he achieved on a much stricter budget than at Man City and his work improving players.
“The way Liverpool and Klopp have done it is remarkable, in that they continue to find diamonds in the rough and polish them to become superstars,” Murphy said on the White and Jordan show.
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“And although the admiration is there for what Pep is doing with Man City players, because even though he brings in ready-made players, he always makes them better.
“They both deserve credit, but I think the way Liverpool have done it is more admirable in that regard, in their recruitment and the kind of players they bring into the system and build them up.
“I also think from a neutral point of view you have to really want Liverpool to win.
“If City win again, it will be four titles in five years
“You don’t want a dominance of one team in any league in Europe because it gets tedious and boring!”
And, incredibly, Simon Jordan agreed — well, sort of.
The former Crystal Palace owner admits Man City are likely to be winners again this season but he would much rather they didn’t.
“I like watching Liverpool a lot more than I like watching Man City,” the talkSPORT pundit said.
“Man City are a sophisticated and very elegant team, but Liverpool are a powerful team, which grabs you by the throat, knocks you out of the chair.
“So if you want me to tell you who I want to win, I would like Liverpool to win the league because I just like watching them more.
“But who I think will win? I think it will be Man City.
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