Published: Mon, August 13, 2018
Sport | By Gary Shelton

Klopp not getting carried away after Liverpool's opening rout

Klopp not getting carried away after Liverpool's opening rout

Van Dijk joined the Reds from Southampton for £75m in January and quickly became a vital player in the heart of their defence.

On the contrary, Liverpool have benefited from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane's early exits in Russian Federation with Egypt and Senegal as they returned in time to join the club's pre-season tour of the United States.

"So Naby is in because he's a really good footballer and I've said it from the beginning that he's obviously settled really quick and has a similar style of play in a similar position as he did at Leipzig, " said Klopp after the match.

For Liverpool's sake, I hope he is the new Sturridge.

Jose Mourinho was pipped to the chase by Liverpool in the race to sign Xherdan Shaqiri, with Jurgen Klopp getting the deal done before Manchester United opened talks with the Switzerland worldwide.

"There's been a lot of talking so I got a little celebration in there", he told Sky Sports.

Liverpool's ruthless 4-0 win over West Ham on Sunday proved that the English Premier League's battle for supremacy is unlikely to be the one-horse contest of 12 months prior.

Gomez has the odd moment when he tends to lose it, but I believe he will get better.

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After having won the game by a margin of four goals, here, I decipher three reasons why Jürgen Klopp's side emerged victorious in their first match of the season.

Liverpool fans have spent over a year getting ready to watch Naby Keita in a Premier League game at Anfield, and it was worth the wait.

So often outgunned by the oil wealth of Abu Dhabi backed City or commercial giants Manchester United in recent years, Liverpool were the biggest spenders from the world's richest league this summer with a reported £170 million (US$217 million) splurge in the transfer market. Expectations can only be managed so far - it might be time to deliver.

"We have started the season great and everybody is happy".

Poor defending cost the London side a second goal just before the interval, to Sadio Mane, who added a third after 53 minutes from an offside position.

Raheem Sterling opened the scoring with a clinical finish early in the first half and Bernardo Silva's thunderous strike capped a City success that served as a resounding warning to their title rivals. We conceded the last goal in the last second of the period so you arrive to the dressing room with another task if you lose just 1-0.

"We need to just focus game by game".

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