Klopp: We are the Rocky to City's Drago

  • Klopp: We are the Rocky to City's Drago

Klopp: We are the Rocky to City's Drago

We are the ones that have to do more, to fight more, to do all these things.

"The window is only one way closed so we cannot buy any more but we can sell not in Premier League - but it is clear that a few things will happen", he said.

Jurgen Klopp expects more players to leave Liverpool following the summer departures of Danny Ward and Danny Ings. We had three points from City and they had three points from us.

The 21-year-old Nathaniel Phillips made three showings in the International Champions Cup in pre-season and started at Anfield in the club's final warm-up game ahead of the season opener against Torino. Do we go to finals again?

The Hammers endured a hard campaign last season, ending up in 13th position in the Premier League table, but many are predicting that they will be challenging for the European spots this term, with the arrival of nine new faces.

"The plan is that we really go for it (the Premier League)".

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah in action during the Premier League match at Anfield Liverpool
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah in action during the Premier League match at Anfield Liverpool

"We have to be more consistent to be there and more clinical and aggressive in the right moments".

Liverpool spent a reported £176million ($225million, 196million euros) bringing in, among others, Brazilians goalkeeper Alisson and midfielder Fabinho and Klopp hopes to deliver Liverpool's first league title in the Premier League era, with the last of their 18 champions crowns coming in 1990.

"We have to be like Rocky". We want to be champions of England, but what about [Manchester] United and the other clubs?

"I'm sure we'll still have a pretty fantastic football team on the pitch, but I'll have to make a few decisions". "I have not seen him [again] so far so we will see about his availability". We need to improve everything.

People ask me already if it's the best squad I've ever had.

"The league is exactly the same". They didn't lose any player and they brought in (Riyad) Mahrez, so that doesn't make them weaker.