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Jurgen Klopp predicts “people will write books” about Liverpool man after Manchester United performance

Jurgen Klopp predicts “people will write books” about Liverpool man after Manchester United performance

Liverpool humiliate Manchester United at Old Trafford

Liverpool taught Manchester United a lesson in football humility as they demolished the Red Devils 5-0 in Manchester.

Amid the rubble, questions continue to be asked about the future of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who has been backed to remain in charge for the next week at least.

It was, however, Mohamed Salah who, as he so often does, stole the headlines on the day. The Egyptian provided three goals and an assist, as well as looking unplayable for much of the game, and could have had more had the Reds not decided to show mercy after the hour mark.

The result leaves Manchester United eight points off the league leaders Chelsea, while Jurgen Klopp’s side sit just a point behind the Blues after nine games.

“People will write books” about Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino, Klopp predicts

Despite Salah’s heroics, it was another player that Jurgen Klopp singled out for praise in the aftermath of the encounter. The man in question? Recalled forward Roberto Firmino.

The Brazilian was impressive and was able to drag the Manchester United defenders out of position regularly as they looked to stay tight to the striker, in turn leaving plenty of space for other players to do the damage.

And Klopp did not hold back in his praise, saying:

“Firmino was outstanding. Mo gets a lot of attention, rightly so. Bobby for people with football knowledge, people will write books about how he interprets the false 9. We don’t say he invented it but it looks like at times. It was insane.”

Will Firmino find goalscoring touch again this season?

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This article was edited by Josh Barker.

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Premier League table

# Team MP D P
1 Chelsea FC 13 26 30
2 Manchester City 13 20 29
3 Liverpool FC 13 28 28
4 West Ham United 13 8 23
5 Arsenal FC 13 -2 23
6 Wolverhampton Wanderers 13 0 20
7 Tottenham Hotspur 12 -6 19
8 Manchester United 13 -1 18
9 Brighton & Hove Albion 13 -2 18
10 Leicester City 13 -3 18
11 Crystal Palace 13 0 16
12 Brentford FC 13 0 16
13 Aston Villa 13 -3 16
14 Everton FC 13 -4 15
15 Southampton FC 13 -7 14
16 Watford FC 13 -6 13
17 Leeds United 13 -8 12
18 Burnley FC 12 -6 9
19 Norwich City 13 -20 9
20 Newcastle United 13 -14 6

Premier League 21/22

Topscorers
Disciplinary
Assists
Player Team Goals
Salah, Mohamed Liverpool FC 11
Vardy, Jamie Leicester City 9
Mane, Sadio Liverpool FC 7
Jota, Diogo Liverpool FC 7
Antonio, Michail West Ham United 6
Raphinha Leeds United 6
Dennis, Emmanuel Watford FC 5
King, Joshua Watford FC 5
Pukki, Teemu Norwich City 5
Wilson, Callum Newcastle United 5
Cornet, Maxwel Burnley FC 5
Sarr, Ismaila Watford FC 5
James, Reece Chelsea FC 4
Fernandes, Bruno Manchester United 4
Gallagher, Conor Crystal Palace 4
Ronaldo, Cristiano Manchester United 4
Toney, Ivan Brentford FC 4
Smith-Rowe, Emile Arsenal FC 4
Benteke, Christian Crystal Palace 4
Aubameyang, Pierre-Emerick Arsenal FC 4