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Klopp sets record-breaking Liverpool points target

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp wants to break the club's record points total this season.

The Reds have 85 points after Sunday's win over Chelsea, five short of their previous league best of 90 in the 1987-88 campaign, when they won the title.

With his side currently on 85 points, Klopp hopes his team can reach a total of 97 points by winning their remaining four matches.

"The biggest challenge for us is always facing the world outside, [the media] and other people. We play our game," he said

"If City lost and we find out five minutes before the game that's not a help. You lose your focus then.

"We only try to collect as many points as possible. What is it now, 85? Four games to play. 97 [possible]. Let's try.

"And if that's enough, then perfect. If not, we cannot change it. And we didn't lose it here or there or whatever.

"We see it game by game. We go to Porto now [in the Champions League], which will be a tough one.

"We know that they get at least two players back, Pepe and [Hector] Herrera, so they will be an interesting and difficult challenge.

"Then we play Cardiff and everybody knows that is a tough place to go."

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