Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp isn’t enthusiastic about comparisons with the membership’s nice sides of the previous as his present squad shut in a big document.
Klopp has emphasised that three factors is the one factor on his thoughts on Sunday. But when the Reds keep away from defeat in opposition to West Ham within the capital they’ll lengthen their unbeaten run to 26 matches. And that may surpass the membership’s all-time league landmark set by Bob Paisley’s nice 1982 workforce.
However Klopp doesn’t have time for comparisons and he prefers to focus on what his present crop of gamers have achieved.
“It was for positive not simple within the (Invoice) Shankly and Paisley instances to win soccer video games,” he stated.
“There was a selected stage for all footballers and all groups and one workforce needed to overcome it and to try this as usually as Bob’s groups did. That makes them all-time greats.
“However why ought to we examine that? We don’t see ourselves as in any form of comparability with them. We attempt to do what is feasible now – and I don’t know what is feasible.
“If we see it’s attainable however troublesome then the enjoyable half begins actually. Then we wish to have it with all we now have.
“That’s precisely how our journey to date has labored out. We had a glance what might be achieved, the place can we go, and if we noticed we will go there, if we received there. Then we needed instantly to make the following step as properly.”
‘This workforce has set a number of information already’
Klopp felt their current achievements – profitable the Champions League and Premier League in successive seasons – was proof sufficient of how good his squad was.
“I believe this workforce has set a number of information already, which no person reached within the 100-odd years of the membership’s historical past,” he stated.
“We aren’t actually centered on information. But when it occurs then it’s clearly a great signal as a result of we’re profitable soccer video games. And that’s what we’re enthusiastic about.
“However we don’t go for a document at West Ham, we go for 3 factors – which is already troublesome sufficient.”