Harry Redknapp warns Liverpool FC about three-horse title race

The former Spurs manager believes Liverpool FC will have two rivals for the Premier League title

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
Former Spurs manager Harry Redknapp Photo: BT Sport

Harry Redknapp has told Liverpool FC that they are involved in a three-horse title race with Spurs and Manchester City this season.

The Merseyside outfit are sitting at the top of the Premier League table heading into the new year after a fantastic start to the campaign.

Liverpool FC were 4-0 winners against Newcastle United at Anfield on Boxing Day thanks to goals from Mohamed Salah, Dejan Lovren, Fabinho and Xherdan Shaqiri to cement their lead at the top.

The Reds then sealed a dominant 5-1 win over Arsenal at Anfield on Saturday night to further secure their status at the top of the table and as one of the title favourites.

Tottenham suffered a surprise 3-1 defeat by Wolves at Wembley on Saturday before Liverpool FC’s clash with Arsenal to dent the north London side’s title hopes.

Manchester City, meanwhile, are looking to defend their crown after winning the 2017-18 Premier League title at a canter, finishing 25 points ahead of Liverpool FC.

However, Jurgen Klopp has managed to overturn that deficit following the summer signings of Roma goalkeeper Alisson Becker, Stoke playmaker Shaqiri, AS Monaco star Fabinho and RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita.

Liverpool FC have managed to remain unbeaten in the Premier League after 20 games following a return of 17 victories and three draws.

And former Spurs manager Redknapp believes Liverpool FC will need to see off the challenge of Manchester City and Tottenham to get their hands on the Premier League trophy this season.

“I think it’s a three horse race,” Redknapp told talkSPORT before this weekend’s fixtures.

“Liverpool are the favourites now which is a big turnaround.

“But Tottenham are in great form at the moment and they are genuine title contenders. Spurs are still in it, you can’t write them off. They are bang there, the way they are playing at the moment.

“I can’t see anybody else getting into it. I watched Arsenal yesterday and they are nowhere near in my opinion. I know they’ve had injuries, but at the back they are still very poor.

“And Chelsea are just so reliant on Eden Hazard. Without him you couldn’t really see them challenging, they’re still short of a frontman.

“So really, I think there are three runners and I think it will be very tight.

“It’s going to be a great title race this year.”

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