Liverpool have the edge over Manchester City in Premier League title race, says Graeme Souness

Liverpool have the edge over Manchester City in the Premier League title race, Based on Graeme Souness.

Jurgen Klopp’s side, who have won five out of five in the league, opened a five-point gap to protecting champions Manchester City on the weekend after Pep Guardiola’s side fell to a surprise 3-2 defeat at Carrow Road on Saturday.
Aymeric Laporte’s absence, that faces up to six months , has proven costly with John Stones both fighting and Nicolas Otamendi .
When asked when Laporte’s lack gives Liverpool the advantage in the title race, then Souness told Sky Sports News:”I believe so. With Laporte’s harm I believed City would find it hard against the bigger teams. They did some on them.
“I believed they would get in most games but against better teams they would find it hard to shield and also get trapped out.
It’s not a large advantage, you have to remember that we are still in September but blood has gone to Liverpool. They have momentum and no one is asking any questions of these all eyes are on City.”
Souness believes that the performance culture instilled by Klopp at Anfield is bringing the best from the players of Liverpool.
“They are a group I do not think anyone loves playing against because they’re aggressive and they try every component of the game together with the physicality and strategy all of them have,” he added.
“They play as a group. It’s unusual in the modern game however they have players who are eager to point fingers at team-mates if they aren’t at it. That makes them.
“They are the group that nobody enjoys playing against, people will say that about City in another manner. You have to be at your best against them.”
Stones should be given a opportunity to have an protracted run in Guardiola by laporte’s lack.
Souness believes that the England international has the potential if he may improve his decision making, to be among the top defenders in Europe.
“[City] have to trust Stones and Otamendi may form a venture.
“I think Stones is just missing something, whether it’s his decision? He has the capacity to be the best, better than all of them besides [Virgil] van Dijk.
“He needs to get his decision-making spot on, if he receives that City might have one of the best centre-halves in the country, possibly away from the country.”
Graeme Souness was speaking for Cancer Research UK during the Yearly Bobby Moore Charity Golf Day. Cancer Research UK spends on gut cancer research all of the profits.

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