Ebene News – GB – Liverpool will win Premier League title if they make two transfers, says Steve McManaman

Liverpool legend Steve McManaman believes Jurgen Klopp’s side will’ run away ‘with Premier League title if they sign two new defenders in January transfer window Liverpool are currently in the lead standings, but only three points separate the top four ahead of the Reds’ clash with Newcastle United

The Reds are struggling with injuries in defense, with Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez out for a long time and Joel Matip a recurring fitness issue

Figures like Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur have all been called on to shut down Liverpool this season, but McManaman believes with a few additions Liverpool can comfortably hold onto the league title

When asked if he thought the title race would be near, McManaman told Amazon Prime: “I think it depends on the kind of financial power of the other teams.

“If Liverpool bought two center-backs I think they would run away with

“I would love for Liverpool to get stronger, get Thiago back, and suddenly they would find very good form and break free

“We know Liverpool are having defensive issues, we know Joel Matip looks like his injury will keep him out for a while

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“They say they won’t go into the transfer market Liverpool fans desperately want Jurgen Klopp to enter the transfer market

“They have to bring in a defender if they are to maintain their challenge and achieve a level of consistency to move away from these sides

Asked specifically about United’s chances in the title race, McManaman added: “The fact that Manchester United are here, after 15 or 16 games, in second place of course they are there”

However, United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has refused to be drawn into any discussion of a title challenge after their 1-0 win over Wolves

“There is no title race after 15 games, you can lose the chance to compete in a race in the first 10 games, of course you can, but play 15 more, reach 30, and can -being we can start talking about a title race, “he said

“We go back to Bruno’s debut against Wolves [in February] and we are a different team now, better mentally and physically

“Physically and mentally, that belief has come from performance and results, and from the players we have on the pitch who can switch games in a second

“You get that through personalities, through recruiting, that extra spark and when you get results it goes the way you want it to, which helps”

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Ebene News – GB – Liverpool will win Premier League title if they make two transfers, says Steve McManaman

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