Arsene Wenger: Why I’m scared for Liverpool FC in the title race
Arsene Wenger discusses Liverpool FC's hopes of beating Manchester City to the Premier League title this season
Arsene Wenger has admitted that he is “scared” for Liverpool FC in this season’s title race.
The race for the Premier League crown is set to go down to the wire, with Manchester City currently one point ahead of the Reds with two games left to play.
Liverpool FC had moved back to the top of the table on Friday night thanks to their 5-0 thrashing of Huddersfield Town, but Manchester City responded with a 1-0 win over Burnley away from home.
Pep Guardiola’s men are looking to defend the title that they won in style last season under the Spanish coach.
Liverpool FC, meanwhile, are aiming to try and win their first major trophy since Jurgen Klopp took over at Anfield back in October 2015.
And former Arsenal manager Wenger has admitted that he is somewhat concerned for Liverpool FC heading into this weekend’s round of fixtures.
Speaking to beIN Sports after Manchester City’s win on Sunday, Wenger said: “There’s still hope but they go to Newcastle. Newcastle is not an easy place for Liverpool.
“I’m scared for Liverpool even with one game to go that Manchester City will already have won it but they will fight until the end.
“It looks like there’s a destiny that is against Liverpool. They dominated for such a long period in English football and suddenly from 1989-90 until today they cannot win the Premier League.
“Every time there is small things against them.”
Liverpool FC will return to Premier League action on Saturday evening when they travel to Newcastle United.
Before that, they will take on FC Barcelona away from home in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final clash on Wednesday night.
Manchester City, meanwhile, host Leicester City on Monday 6 May.