That’s the view of pundit Ian Wright, who has warned Liverpool concerning the pressures they face over the following few weeks.
The Reds lately take a seat 4 issues transparent on the most sensible of the Premier League, forward of reigning champions Manchester Town.
They might have long gone ten issues forward lately however have been overwhelmed by way of Pep Guardiola’s aspect in a captivating come upon on the Etihad.
Tottenham also are within the race for the identify, although take a seat an additional two issues at the back of Town.
Liverpool have by no means gained the Premier League, successful their final identify in 1990. They move to Brighton this afternoon (3pm).
And Wright has warned Jurgen Klopp and co concerning the difficulties they will arise in opposition to because the season attracts to a detailed.
“Liverpool will have long gone ten issues transparent and it could be an entire other scenario now,” Wright mentioned.
“However Guy Town win that recreation, and Tottenham have were given themselves again involved.
“Liverpool can begin to really feel the warmth of one thing they’ve no longer felt for 29 years.
“It’s the type of drive that they want to maintain.
“The entirety bothers you presently. The entirety.
“I used to be exchange for numerous the latter phases of 1998 however you don’t sleep correctly.
“You’re so apprehensive about simply successful the sport and I will be able to’t wait till they get to that level of the season, it’s magnificent.”
Martin Keown has additionally despatched a caution to Liverpool having been a part of an Arsenal aspect that blew their identify likelihood in 2003.
“Arsenal began the 2002-2003 marketing campaign unbeaten,” Keown mentioned.
“After our run used to be halted by way of Everton, we misplaced the following 3. Doubts creep in and we ended up shedding the identify to Manchester United.
“Liverpool will begin to query themselves. Can they win with out Virgil van Dijk? Can Xherdan Shaqiri keep watch over video games with out the group’s major males at the pitch? Do they’ve enough intensity?
“Victory over Town would have given Liverpool a 10-point lead. As a participant, I’d were pondering, ‘We will have 3 unhealthy video games and nonetheless be champions.’
“Now the distance is 4 they usually move to Brighton wounded.
“To forestall this turning into a droop, Liverpool will have to undertake a ‘win in any respect prices’ angle nowadays. Lose once more and their identify hopes are in jeopardy.”