Paul Scholes replies when asked if Man United can win the title

Tanya Simon
July 26, 2018

Jurgen Klopp has warned Liverpool to stay focused and not get carried away by celebrating their success in the transfer window as they plot a Premier League title challenge.

He has followed that up this summer with a £170m spree on four players; Naby Keita, Fabinho, Xherdan Shaqiri and a world record £67m for a goalkeeper in Brazilian Alisson from Roma.

And Liverpool's activity this summer has not escaped Mourinho, who says Klopp must justify his spending with trophies.

However, Salah - the reigning Premier League Golden Boot victor and Player of the Year - showed no signs of discomfort after scoring within a minute of his introduction. We had the World Cup and then a holiday and we are back.

While fans are relishing the prospect of a genuine title push, Klopp is focusing on the final two weeks of pre-season.

'I was going to say Chelsea because of the new manager effect, the team start to perform better especially the first couple of matches but I think Liverpool above them because they've bought better players, so I'll stick to the same four as a year ago'.

Pep Guardiola delivers his verdict on Liverpool's summer transfer business
Guardiola said: "They are contenders to win the title and they will be in the future with their history". I have a young team and I am comfortable working with them.

Manchester United could be in a spot of great worry even before their Premier League campaign commences on August 10.

Their lead did not last long, however, as Mohamed Salah buried a header six minutes later - with his second touch of the game and just 52 seconds after coming off the bench.

"I think you have to be fair and now you have to demand [they win the league]", he added.

". We have to enjoy our football, otherwise it makes no sense".

Liverpool beat City 2-1 in New Jersey on Wednesday after both sides had been beaten by Borussia Dortmund. "Friendly or competitive, a game is a game and they're all important to me".

While we aren't sure which of those Mourinho may choose, one player seems confident of ending up at Old Trafford next month.

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