Ryan Giggs makes incredible claim about Liverpool FC

The Man United legend believes Liverpool FC's current team is their best of the Premier League era

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

Ryan Giggs believes Liverpool FC’s current crop is their best team of the Premier League era.

The Reds have made an impressive start to the Premier League season following six successive victories.

Liverpool FC passed their biggest test of the current campaign when the Reds were 2-1 winners against Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley.

The Merseyside outfit are sitting at the top of the Premier League table and are two points clear of Manchester City and Chelsea FC.

The 18-time English champions will make the trip to title rivals Chelsea FC in the Premier League on Saturday evening.

Jurgen Klopp has led the Mersryside outfit to successive top-four finishes in the Premier League over the past two seasons.

Former Manchester United midfielder Giggs believes the Merseyside outfit is looking stronger than previous teams under Rafael Benitez.

“From 1-11 there’s probably not been a better Liverpool team in the Premier League – when Raheem Sterling, Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge were on fire they were really impressive but probably overall it looks like a more balanced team now,” Giggs told Sky Sports.

“You’ve got players who’ve been in the team a couple of years and you’ve got young players coming through with experience of Jordan Henderson and James Milner so it’s a good blend in there.”

Liverpool FC have finished in second place in the Premier League table in 2002, 2009 and 2014 under Gerard Houllier, Rafael Benitez and Brendan Rodgers.

The Reds will make the trip to Chelsea FC fresh from a 2-1 loss to the west London side in the Carabao Cup third round at Anfield on Wednesday night.

Liverpool FC signed Naby Keita, Fabinho, Xherdan Shaqiri and Alisson Becker in the summer transfer window.

MORE: Latest Liverpool FC news and views

MORE: Football transfer rumours and gossip

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

Exclusive interview
The Sport Review
Exclusive interview: John Barnes on why Roberto Firmino is Liverpool FC’s most important player
The Sport Review
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
The Sport Review
Meet Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s girlfriend Amine Gulse
The Sport Review
Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house with us
The Sport Review
Top 50 most stylish footballers in the world in 2017: Chelsea, Arsenal stars feature – Slideshow
The Sport Review
Meet Chelsea FC star Andreas Christensen’s girlfriend Katrine Friis
Laver Cup 2019
The Sport Review
Laver Cup 2019: Rafael Nadal to again join forces with Roger Federer in Geneva
The Sport Review
Michael Owen: What I truly think of Paul Pobga at Man United
The Sport Review
All change for BBC Sports Personality of the Year, as shortlist of nominees kept under wraps