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Gary Neville says only injuries can stop Liverpool from winning the Premier League title

Jurgen Klopp celebrates Liverpool's win over Manchester City
’s facet are eight factors clear at the prime of the desk (Picture: Getty)

believes Liverpool are too good a crew to blow an eight-point lead at the prime of the Premier League desk and says only a critical damage disaster can derail them now.

The Merseysiders produced a wonderful efficiency in opposition to reigning champions Manchester City on Sunday, with objectives from Fabinho, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane securing a 3-1 victory.

Liverpool are actually in a commanding place to win their first league title in 30 years, and former Manchester United defender Neville says injuries are the only banana pores and skin they’ve left to keep away from.

Liverpool celebrate their second goal against Manchester City
Liverpool had been completely ruthless in opposition to title rivals City on Sunday (Picture: Getty)

‘I saw a debate in the studio before the game saying you could come back, but Roy Keane said not against a team as good as this. I think he’s in all probability proper in his response,’ he defined on The Gary Neville Podcast.

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‘They’re Champions League winners. To win the Champions League you need to be some crew, and to get to back-to-back Champions League finals you’ve obtained to be some crew.

‘And to do what they did final yr and chase Manchester City down relentlessly till the finish – they’re enjoying championship-winning, title-winning soccer, and have been now for 18 months.

‘Yes they could blow this, yes City could come back, yes there could be a freak from Chelsea or Leicester, but it’s changing into extra unlikely.

‘And what I might say is, the greatest danger to Liverpool is getting caught up in the Champions League, is getting caught up with injuries to the likes of Salah, Mane, Van Dijk.

‘That could be an enormous downside for them in the event that they had been to lose two of these gamers for a few months at a time, identical to it has been for City dropping Laporte.

Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville
Neville was filled with reward for Liverpool’s performances over the final 18 months (Picture: Getty)

‘But all issues level in direction of Liverpool being huge, huge favourites for this Premier League title.

‘Not just because they’re 9 factors clear, it’s the steps they’ve been taking in the seasons earlier than to get nearer and nearer and nearer. And finally they are going to get there and it’s trying like, at this second in time, they’re going to take some actual stopping.’

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