‘Special’ Liverpool, Man City can dominate Europe, says Souness


'Special' Liverpool, Man City can dominate Europe, says Souness
Soccer Football - Premier League - Leicester City v Liverpool - King Power Stadium, Leicester, Britain - December 26, 2019 Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold celebrates with teammates Jordan Henderson and Andrew Robertson after scoring their fourth goal REUTERS/Andrew Yates

In Summary

  • The Premier League is enjoying a purple patch with two special teams, with both Liverpool and Manchester City having the potential to “dominate” European football, former Scotland international Graeme Souness has said.
  • Premier League champions-elect Liverpool thumped Crystal Palace 4-0 on Wednesday to come within two points of sealing the title, two days after defending champions City beat Burnley 5-0.

The Premier League is enjoying a purple patch with two special teams, with both Liverpool and Manchester City having the potential to “dominate” European football, former Scotland international Graeme Souness has said.

Premier League champions-elect Liverpool thumped Crystal Palace 4-0 on Wednesday to come within two points of sealing the title, two days after defending champions City beat Burnley 5-0.

“We’re enjoying a purple patch. These are two special teams in the time of the Premier League. These teams could dominate European football,” Liverpool great Souness told Sky Sports.

“It’s a different type of football, both great to watch. If you’re playing against Liverpool you have to be prepared to go to war with them … If you’re playing against City they want to play triangles and pass you to death.”

Ex-England international Jamie Redknapp said comparing the two sides was like debating who is the better player: Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi?

“It’s like the analogy of Messi or Ronaldo, which one do you prefer? They’re both brilliant at what they do,” he said.

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