Steven Gerrard believes Liverpool’s looming clashes with Manchester United and Tottenham are exactly what Jurgen Klopp’s side need to get their season back on track.
The Reds are seventh in the Premier League table, seven points behind both Manchester sides, after just one win from their last seven games.
But Liverpool have had a superb record against their title rivals since Klopp took over, going undefeated against the top six last season (five wins, five draws).
“I cannot wait for those two games because watching Liverpool since Jurgen has come in – they are the games where Liverpool seem to prove everyone wrong and put in top-class performances,” Gerrard told Sky Sports News as he collected a Legends of Football award at an event formusic therapy charity Nordoff Robbins at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel on Monday evening.
“I think their record against the top sides is the best so if I was a Liverpool player or the Liverpool manager, those games can’t come quick enough.