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Klopp: Premier League is the strongest league in the world

Sat 20 November 2021 | 10:36

The Liverpool boss believes the English top-flight has outclassed other top European leagues in recent years.

Liverpool saw their unbeaten run of 25 league matches ended by

West Ham

right before the international break. The Reds were

defeated

3-2 as the Hammers leapfrogged them to secure the third spot on the Premier League table.

Jurgen Klopp's side will now have to fend off Arsenal from the fourth spot. A victory at Anfield will be enough for the Gunners to take Liverpool's place on the table.

In a pre-match press conference, Jurgen Klopp lauded the quality of the Premier League.

"The Premier League is the toughest in world football,"

he said.

"This league is unbelievable. Very exciting, absolutely - I can see that even though I am but yes, of course, it increases the pressure as well.

"Yeah, you have to break records to win things. When I was in Germany people spoke about the best league in the world - some people thought it may be Germany. No, it's not.

"It could be Spain; maybe there were times it was Italy, but for a few years now for sure it is the Premier League.

"There is no doubt about that. It is not a competition to see which is the strongest league; it is just how it is; the amount of world-class players in this league is absolutely incredible."

On Thursday, Premier League

signed

a stunning $2.6 billion contract with NBC Sports for the competition's US rights. The English FA is planning to invest heavily in the league's infrastructure, injecting more resources into their League One and League Two projects that have been affected by the pandemic.


source: SportMob

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