Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes it is impossible for the Reds to emulate Manchester United’s era of dominance as they close in on the Premier League title.
Klopp’s Liverpool are 22 points clear atop the table as they travel to Goodison Park for Sunday’s Merseyside derby against rivals Everton.
Not since 1990 have Liverpool won a league trophy but the club are set to be crowned English champions for the 19th time, one behind United’s record.
Rivals United dominated under legendary boss Alex Ferguson, winning 13 Premier League titles between 1992 and 2013.
“I don’t think it is possible to dominate anymore, to be honest,” said Klopp, whose Liverpool claimed the Champions League trophy last season.
“United had a pretty good combination, with an exceptional manager with a super eye for players and fantastic timing for how long you need a player in the team.
“The replacements he got were always exceptional — and there was the money, too. The combination for United was really good. We must have done something right, obviously, until now. But we have to do these things — and probably even more — to stay successful.
“And believe me, the others will not stop. United will strike back and Chelsea are on the front foot in the transfer market while no-one else has done anything because the times are so uncertain. Continue reading