Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp admits that this Sunday’s trip to Old Trafford will provide a far tougher test for The Reds than what they faced earlier in the season.
When Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United arrived at Anfield in December they were low on confidence and had only managed two wins in their previous six outings.
Liverpool ran out 3-1 winners that day and Klopp was today asked how different this Sunday’s fixture will be compared to that game over two months ago.
“It looked there was a difficult time but they found a solution and everything has changed,” Klopp told his pre-match press conference.
”We see Pogba in outstanding shape and they are now full of confidence and it makes a big difference. Sometimes you need changes and this time it was the manager.
“They are different but still United and can still defend deep and can put the pressure on in key moments.”
Since Mourinho’s departure, United have won 11 and only lost once in 13 games under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
The former Norwegian international has breathed new life into what was a very talented but underperforming Manchester United squad.
Klopp knows Solskjaer’s team would like nothing more than to derail The Reds’ title challenge at this stage of the season.