Jurgen Klopp uses Man United to send warning to Liverpool FC

The Liverpool FC manager is refusing to underestimate West Brom ahead of their clash at The Hawthorns on Saturday

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp Photo: New Balance

Jurgen Klopp has warned his Liverpool FC squad not to underestimate West Brom after reiterating that the Baggies deserved their surprise win at Manchester United last weekend.

The Reds will make the trip to the Hawthorns Stadium in the Premier League’s early kick-off on Saturday morning in search of a fourth win in their last five games.

Liverpool FC can move to within three points of second-placed Manchester United in the race to finish as runners up to Premier League champions Manchester City.

West Brom were 1-0 winners against Manchester United at Old Trafford last weekend after Jay Rodriguez’s second-half goal handed the title to the Citizens.

Liverpool FC were held to a goalless draw in their meeting with the Baggies at Anfield earlier in the Premier League campaign before West Brom were 2-1 winners in the FA Cup fourth round on Merseyside.

However, West Brom are in 20th-place in the Premier League table and nine points adrift of safety.

Speaking at his pre-match media conference about Liverpool FC’s clash against West Brom, Klopp warned his Reds players that the Baggies will prove difficult opponents.

“It will be difficult enough because everybody saw West Brom got four points since they changed the manager.

“I know a lot of people are like, ‘oh, United lost against West Brom’ and, yes, maybe West Brom were lucky in one or two situations, but they deserved it. Not only because Man United were not at their best, no it was because West Brom did really well.

“Now they have a home game and they want to show they believe in their little last chance [of survival]. We are the first opponent in that new situation, so we need to be at our best in that game. It will be difficult and we lost to them in the FA Cup, I don’t have to remind anybody on that.”

Liverpool FC finished in fourth place in the Premier League table last season to secure a return to the Champions League after a two-season absence.

MORE: Latest Liverpool FC news and views

MORE: Football transfer rumours and gossip

Follow @thesportreview on Instagram


MORE: The latest football transfer news

MORE: Meet the Premier League's most stylish footballers

MORE: Do you know the top Muslim footballers in the Premier League?

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal FC latest news

MORE: Chelsea FC latest news

MORE: Liverpool FC latest news

Gary Neville
‘Wonderful’: Gary Neville reacts to Man United star’s goal in 2-0 win at Chelsea FC
Roy Keane
‘Brilliant’: Roy Keane salutes Man United star after 2-0 win over Chelsea FC
Kepa Arrizabalaga
Frank Lampard sends clear Chelsea FC message to Kepa Arrizabalaga
Paul Pogba
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer issues clear warning to Paul Pogba at Man United
Reece James
‘He’s going to be a huge player’: Lampard raves about Chelsea FC youngster
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Solskjaer: What I really think of Lampard at Chelsea FC
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
Gael Monfils
Rotterdam 2020: Gael Monfils beats Auger-Aliassime to win 10th title – back-to-back for first time
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Photo: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang / Instagram)
‘He leads by example’: Arsenal youngster raves about Aubameyang
Paul Pogba
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer issues clear warning to Paul Pogba at Man United