Gary Neville: What I told Jamie Carragher about Liverpool FC’s title bid
The Man United manager admits Liverpool FC could conceivably win the Premier League title this season
Gary Neville has conceded that Liverpool FC are in a great position to win the Premier League title this season.
The Reds are sitting at the top of the Premier League table and four points ahead of defending champions Manchester City.
Liverpool FC were 1-0 winners against Brighton and Hove Albion at the Amex Stadium at the weekend thanks to Mohamed Salah’s penalty in the second half.
Manchester City reduced the Merseyside outfit’s lead to four points thanks to 3-0 victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers at The Etihad on Monday night.
Liverpool FC have never won the Premier League title and the Merseyside outfit are looking to win their first top-flight crown since 1990.
Manchester City won the Premier League at a canter in Pep Guardiola’s second season in charge of the Eastlands outfit after the Citizens finished above Manchester United.
While Liverpool FC have never won the Premier League, their manager Jurgen Klopp managed to steer Borussia Dortmund in successive Bundesliga crowns in 2011 and 2012.
Former Manchester United defender revealed he has admitted to his Sky Sports colleague Jamie Carragher that Liverpool FC are genuine title contenders.
“It is going to be Liverpool or City, they are well in front,” Neville told his Sky Sports podcast. “I do not know who is going to win it this season.
“I said City publicly at the start of the season and I have said City always on Monday Night Football when I have been asked.
“But privately in the green room with Jamie Carragher I have been saying, ‘Your lot can win this, they are capable of winning it, they look like a team that can do it.’
“And they can and we do not know who can win it, we have not got a clue and it looks like being 50-50.”
Liverpool FC will take on Crystal Palace at Anfield in their next Premier League game on Saturday afternoon, while Manchester City will take on Huddersfield Town at John Smith’s Stadium.