Ian Rush predicts where Liverpool FC are going to finish

Ian Rush looks ahead to Liverpool FC's chances of challenging Man City this season

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

Ian Rush believes that Liverpool FC are capable of being Manchester City’s closest Premier League title challengers this season.

The Reds earned plenty of praise for their strong performances last season as Jurgen Klopp’s men ended up in fourth place in the Premier League table and reached the Champions League final.

Liverpool FC ended up losing the final 3-1 to Real Madrid but the Merseyside outfit still earned plenty of new admirers for their free-flowing attacking football.

Klopp is still aiming to guide Liverpool FC to their first major trophy since his appointment at Anfield back in October 2015.

The Reds have strengthened this summer, with Liverpool FC having brought in Fabinho, Naby Keita, Xherdan Shaqiri and Alisson Becker ahead of the new campaign.

And Liverpool FC legend Rush seems to think that the Reds have what it takes to be able to challenge Manchester City’s dominance at the top of the table next term.

Speaking on the Second Captains podcast, Rush said: “We need to win a trophy. It doesn’t matter what trophy… Liverpool could run Man City real close.”

Liverpool FC will kick off their new Premier League campaign with a home clash against West Ham United at Anfield on Sunday afternoon.

It remains to be seen whether the Reds will bring in any more players before the close of the transfer window on Thursday.

MORE: Latest Liverpool FC news and views

MORE: Football transfer rumours and gossip

Follow @thesportreview on Instagram

MORE:

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: Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

Jose Mourinho (Photo: The Sport Review)
‘Fantastic effort’: Jose Mourinho reacts to Man United’s 1-1 draw with Liverpool FC
Pep Guardiola
Pep Guardiola points to Chelsea FC and Arsenal in the title race
Frank Lampard
‘He has great talent’: Lampard salutes Chelsea FC midfielder
Gary Lineker
‘Extraordinary’: Gary Lineker salutes Liverpool FC star during 1-1 draw with Man United
Jurgen Klopp
‘I am backing them’: BBC Sport pundit predicts Man United v Liverpool FC
Frank Lampard
Sky Sports pundit uses Chelsea FC to make point about Man United
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
Andy Murray
Antwerp 2019: Andy Murray’s long wait for title is over – European Open champion
Mesut Ozil
Juan Mata opens up about Mesut Ozil at Arsenal
Jamie Carragher
‘The same problems’: Carragher reacts to Liverpool FC’s 1-1 draw at Man United