Thierry Henry makes honest admission about Liverpool in the title race

Thierry Henry has his say on Liverpool's title hopes this season in the Premier League

Thierry Henry has admitted that he now considers Liverpool to be one of the top challengers for the Premier League title this season.

The Reds have been in good form so far this season and moved level on points with leaders Manchester City this weekend with a 2-1 victory over West Bromwich Albion at Anfield on Saturday night.

Liverpool are nine games in to what is Jurgen Klopp’s first full season in charge at Anfield following his appointment as Brendan Rodgers’ successor last October.

The Merseyside outfit do not have the distraction of European football this season following their eighth-placed finish last term.

And Arsenal legend Henry feels that the lack of European games could end up being a significant advantage for the Reds this season as they look to break back into the top four and challenge for the title.

Asked for his take on the Premier League title race, Henry told Sky Sports on Sunday: “I think Liverpool have an advantage now on everybody because of the games they’ve played away from home.

“They won at the Bridge, they won at Arsenal and were not far from winning at Tottenham.

“My only concern with Liverpool is when a team is sitting and waiting against them, they struggle to open them up.”

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Liverpool are third, behind Arsenal and leaders Manchester City.

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