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Liverpool boss Klopp: Premier League the most competitive in the world

Jurgen Klopp is adamant that the Premier League is the most cut-throat competition in world football.

The Liverpool manager was a guest on Sky Sports' Monday Night Football coverage of Burnley v Watford when he spoke of the competitive nature of England's top flight.

Klopp has also managed in Germany with FSV Mainz and Borussia Dortmund but suggests that the Premier League is the hardest for a coach due to the amount of quality teams in action on a consistent basis.

"It's very, very competitive like always, but this year the biggest difference is that maybe nobody was really happy last year, apart from Leicester, with their positions, so they'll all strike back," he said.

"There was a big change at a lot of clubs in the summer with players and managers, so there is a lot of quality in the Premier League – it is for sure the most competitive league in world football.

"Everybody asks which is the best league, I have no idea but there are seven, eight or nine teams that think they should be top of the league here and that's quite interesting.

"We all have to cope with it, we all have to deal with it and it's good for everybody who watches it. We have to deal with the pressure."

Andrew Slevison
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