Ex-Chelsea boss Mourinho backs Liverpool

"It is time for Liverpool to make their move in the Premier League.

"I honestly believe this could be Liverpool's year.

"Rafa Benitez arrived in England at the same time as I did and is beginning his fifth year at the club.

"It has been the same group of players and the same management structure for the past four years.

"Weaknesses are exposed in that time frame and dealt with.

"It is impossible to win the championship without a world-class goalkeeper and a world-class striker - and Liverpool have both.

"Last season, when the club bought Fernando Torres, the spine of the team was completed: Pepe Reina, Jamie Carragher, Steven Gerrard and Torres."

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