Jurgen Klopp admits ‘life is too short’ to worry about Manchester City and United’s success this season, but the Liverpool boss admits it is ‘always getting tougher’ for the Reds to enter the Premier League title in the next season.
- Manchester City are on the verge of regaining the league title from Liverpool
- Manchester United have virtually secured their place in the Europa League final
- The Reds, meanwhile, are at the back of the scrap for a place in the top four
- But Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp does not cast jealous glances at the M62
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits ‘life is too short’ to worry about the current success of both Manchester clubs, but accepts that next season will likely get tougher as competition for the top four intensifies.
Pep Guardiola’s side are on the verge of regaining the Premier League title and have the advantage in the Champions League semi-final against Paris Saint-Germain after the first leg, while United are almost certain their place in the Europa League final. posed with a 6-2. beating Roma.
Defending champion Liverpool, meanwhile, has fallen behind for a top four spot and they are outsiders in that race, but Klopp is not throwing jealous glances at the M62.
Jurgen Klopp says ‘life is too short’ to worry about the current success of the Manchester clubs
Manchester City are on the verge of regaining the Premier League title, have won the League Cup (above) and are at the wheel of the Champions League semi-final.
‘We are responsible for the things that happen to us. We’ve been constantly involved in semifinals and fights or league titles for the past few years, ‘he said.
‘I don’t know if other teams felt bad about us, but I don’t wish them, that’s not me. I’m not that kind of person.
‘They deserve the situation they are in. That’s football, that’s fair. They (City) won a lot of games. United turned the game around (against Roma) – as they have done 20 times this year.
‘I had my bad moments in the season for other reasons, not because other teams win more games than we do.
Bruno Fernandes and Manchester United have almost made it to the final of the Europa League
“That’s not my problem, my only problem is with the opponent on the particular weekend and not thinking” Oh my god, City again and United are back on track “.
Life is too short for these kinds of worries or thoughts.
“We will challenge them again next year, but this year we can only close our season as well as possible and we have nothing to do with semi-finals and finals.”
Liverpool will face United on Sunday in their first win at Old Trafford in seven years – before Klopp arrives at the club.
However, the win is imperative if they are to keep their outside hopes for Champions League qualification and the German accepts that next season will only get tougher.
The Liverpool boss accepts that next season will only be more difficult for his team
‘It’s always getting more difficult because City never stops. That is obvious. They didn’t stop and they won’t stop, ‘he added.
‘United is coming, everyone can see that for sure, Chelsea are clearly in a great place, a top team.
‘Thomas (Tuchel) has inherited a present and you can see that they are really good so it doesn’t get any easier.
‘We’re not just talking about City, there will certainly be other teams. We are dealing with all the other teams that are extremely strong but still go under the radar, such as Leicester: a brilliant manager and a top team dealing with different situations.
‘No one should write off Tottenham or Arsenal. Obviously, West Ham is now flying. How can it be easier? It’s not just City. ‘
Klopp believes that teams like Chelsea under fellow countryman Thomas Tuchel are in a great place