Arsenal legend Thierry Henry makes prediction about Liverpool’s season
Thierry Henry is backing Liverpool to challenge for the Premier League title this season
Thierry Henry is convinced that Liverpool will challenge for the Premier League title under Jurgen Klopp this season.
The Reds have just begun Jurgen Klopp’s first season in charge at Anfield after his appointment as Brendan Rodgers’ successor last October.
Liverpool endured a mixed first campaign under Klopp last term as they ended up in eighth place in the Premier League table and without a trophy.
Klopp led his side to both the Europa League and League Cup finals last season but failed to guide them to a trophy.
However, former Arsenal captain Henry has been very impressed by what he has seen from the Reds thus far and is backing the Merseyside outfit to challenge for the Premier League title without the distraction of European football this season.
Writing in his column for The Sun, Arsenal legend Henry said: “It’s clear from Liverpool’s pre-season games that they already have much more of a Jurgen Klopp touch about them.
“Just watching them against Barcelona last week left me exhausted.
“I was very impressed by their intensity, desire and togetherness, the way they run and work for each other, fight for the ball and force mistakes.
“And because they don’t have any European commitments this season, I believe they will make a serious title challenge.”
Liverpool have already signed seven players in the summer transfer window ahead of Klopp’s first full season in charge at Anfield.