Jurgen Klopp says he is solely focused on Liverpool’s clash with Tottenham this weekend as the Premier League leaders close in on another record.
Liverpool travel to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday evening looking to continue their unbeaten start to the campaign and maintain their 13 point advantage over Leicester at the top of the division.
Victory against Jose Mourinho’s Spurs side will take Liverpool’s points tally to 61 points from just 21 matches so far this season, which would represent the best start to a campaign of any team in the history of Europe’s top five leagues.
Despite the prospect of achieving yet another record for the European champions, Klopp says his focus is only on securing a positive result this weekend as the Merseyside club continue their bid for an elusive league title.
“I didn’t think a second about it and will not start thinking about it now,” the German told his pre-match press conference.
“The only thing I can say is if we thought about any kind of record, we would not have won the number of games we have won so far. That’s it.
“I think in sport – and you probably have to ask other teams who have done it before – they have never set a record because they wanted to set a record. It just happened because of being focused on each step we make and that is what we have to do.
“My problem at this moment is Tottenham, the way they play, the way we think they will play and all that stuff. That’s the only thing I am concerned about, nothing else.”