While City have not spent as much as Liverpool in this window, they have been among the biggest spenders in the English top-flight for a few years now and a majority of their squad looks likely to remain the same in the years to come.
The Switzerland global arrived on Merseyside earlier this summer in a £13m move from Stoke City, who suffered Premier League relegation in his final campaign at the club.
"In the moment someone thinks we reached already a point then that is when you start disappointing yourself and the people around you".
With Mo Salah virtually priced out of the market at just 4/11 (Sportsbook) to score and Roberto Firmino also too short at 8/11 given how little football he's played since the World Cup, the obvious goalscorer shout for Liverpool is Sadio Mane at 6/5.
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Liverpool have been handed a boost with Fabinho able to return to training after being given the all-clear following a scan on a muscle problem on Thursday while he's also recovered from a minor bout of illness.
Three early points, and for West Ham, a huge upset.
"We can be everything we want to be". We have to improve everything.
Mane scored in the Champions League final, both legs of the semi against Roma and the 3-0 home leg of the quarter-final v Man City so he's a massive part of Liverpool's lethal front trident. We are the ones who have to do more, to fight more, to do all these things.
And it is that quartet of signings that has led many experts to predict Klopp's exciting team will run champions Manchester City close this time around. I want this season's title race to be more spicy and I think it will be. "I don't know exactly how - fancy dress for the players or whatever!"
We know what Pele thinks and when Jurgen Klopp was asked about his side's chances of glory this season, he knows exactly what Liverpool need to work on. You see what happens around and see how Wolverhampton act, how Fulham act, how Everton act, a lot of clubs are all ambitious.