Liverpool have reached a position where it’s “impossible for them to throw this away”, says Jamie Redknapp, with the Premier League title seemingly destined to go for Anfield.
The Reds have waited thirty long years to get their hands back on English top-flight crown.
There have been many close to misses along the way, with Jurgen Klopp seeing his side collect ninety seven points last season solely to fall agonisingly short in a thrilling tussle with
Manchester city .
Success in alternative competitions, like the
Champions League and Club World Cup, has helped to keep morale high on Merseyside.
That has ensured that there has been no lease up from a side that have currently created the best start to a domestic season that European football’s elite divisions have ever seen.
A 14-point lead is control over the chasing pack, with a game in hand , and many have already conceded that nothing may be done to prevent Liverpool’s relentless march to more major silverware.
Former Reds midfielder Redknapp is among those buying into that way of thinking, with the ex- England international telling talkSPORT: “The title is finished.
“Liverpool are too robust this year. It’s not possible for them to throw this away right now.”
He added: “There is something so special regarding what Liverpool have created, and that’s not accidentally.
“It’s a culture they’ve created by buying the proper players.
There are not any egos there, everybody desires to contribute.”
Finding value within the transfer market has aided Liverpool’s cause significantly.
They have spent massive on the likes of Mohamed salah and Alisson, however have seen aforesaid investment richly rewarded.
Value has additionally been found in £75 million ($98m) man Virgil van Dijk, with Redknapp admitting that the Dutch defender has been the catalyst for a surprising surge into competition for the foremost prestigious of prizes.
“I don’t assume I’ve ever seen one player in all my life change a team as single-handed as he’s done,” added Redknapp.
“I recognize the goalkeeper Alisson has done a decent job, however if you are taking Van Dijk out of the Liverpool team for a sustained period they’d be particular, however they wouldn’t be great like they’re currently.
“He simply changes everything.
He’s therefore calm and so sensible on the ball.”
Liverpool will be looking to Van Dijk for additional inspiration on Sunday after they absorb a home date with arch-rivals Manchester United .