Liverpool News: Aston Villa manager Steven Gerrard sang praises of Jurgen Klopp before their Premier League game. The Reds legend claimed that Klopp’s team is the best Liverpool team ever assembled.
When Jurgen Klopp arrived at Liverpool in 2015, the club was struggling to break into the top four spots. Steven Gerrard had just left the club and the board had removed Brendan Rodgers after a string of bad results
However, Jurgen Klopp has turned the fortunes of the club around since then. During this time, the German revolutionized the club, making it one of the biggest footballs in its current form.
Owing to this, Liverpool have won the UEFA Champions League title and the Premier League title among other trophies under Klopp. They are looking to add to this list this season as well.
Liverpool News: What did Steven Gerrard say?
Liverpool News: Steven Gerrard’s Aston Villa will welcome the Reds for a crucial Premier League game on Tuesday. Hence, the Villa manager spoke to the press before the big game.
Having drawn their last game against the Spurs, the Reds know that every game is a “must-win” from now. Manchester City lead the Reds by 3-points at the moment. Hence, even three consecutive wins would not guarantee Jurgen Klopp the title.
Nevertheless, Steven Gerrard was full of praise for the German manager. The Liverpool legend claimed that he has been a fan of the club since his childhood. But he added that he had never seen such a great Liverpool side before.
As per the Daily Mail, Steven Gerrard stated, “I think you’re probably watching the best Liverpool team there has been. That’s due to the speed, mentality, and intensity of this current group.”
However, the Aston Villa manager is tasked with ending Liverpool’s quadruple hopes. Steven Gerrard claimed that if his players were brave enough, they would certainly show quality and hurt the Reds.
The Reds are certainly rattled after a 1-1 draw against Tottenham Hotspur. Hence it has to be seen if Gerrard and the Aston Villa team could end their title hopes on Tuesday.
Philippe Coutinho faces the Reds for the first time!
Liverpool News: Aston Villa’s Philippe Coutinho was much loved by the Reds’ supporters before his eventual departure in December 2017. The Brazilian midfielder has scored 54 goals in 201 assists for the Premier League club.
However, his departure to Barcelona was not liked much by the Liverpool fans. The midfielder was adamant and even reportedly paid from his own pocket to leave. Hence, it has to be seen what reaction Philippe Coutinho generates from the Reds’ supporters when he lines up for Aston Villa on Tuesday.