Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp explains why next season will be tougher for Manchester City

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has claimed the Premier League title will not be another Manchester City versus Liverpool competition next season.

According to Jurgen Klopp, it will be more tougher next season for Manchester City and Liverpool because there will be more teams in the title race.

Klopp told ESPN: “We are not that far ahead. That’s always a misunderstanding of the points tally of last season.

“We played Chelsea — I don’t know how many points more we had, I really don’t — but we played them four times and we didn’t win one game against them.

“It’s not because we are bad that day — no, we were really good in those games — but over 90 minutes each time, before the penalties [in the Carabao Cup and FA Cup finals], we never won, so Chelsea are incredibly strong.

“You have to look at Tottenham, and what they are doing at the moment. They didn’t get worse this year. Arsenal are still there, Man United with a new start, all these kind of things.

“It’s always the same and we changed a little bit — not too much, but a bit. City changed maybe more, I don’t know, but we will see in the next few weeks. But that’s how it is.

“The basis has to be right, and it is right for us and from there, we can go. I’m not interested in the points we had last year, I’m only interested in what we can get this season, but I am positive, really optimistic, but I’m not sure, so we will have to fight and see what the outcome is.”