Giggs leaves out Manchester United in list of Premier League challengers

Giggs leaves out Manchester United in list of Premier League challengers

Maurizio Sarri and Klopp are bound to ring the changes once again as they return to League action, and a win for Chelsea would see them leapfrog Liverpool into first place.

Sarri took over at Chelsea during the summer after Antonio Conte's time at Stamford Bridge came to an end.

Asked about the lack of goals from his strikers, Sarri said: "I am not really anxious about it and because we have a winger who is able to score frequently".

Liverpool face a hard test when they visit Napoli in the Champions League on Wednesday, and it does not get much easier at the end of the week, when champions and new leaders Manchester City travel to Anfield.

Earlier this month, the 29-year-old found the back of the net in Liverpool's Champions League win against Paris St-Germain. It's very hard. I think we can fight for the Champions League places. There are six, seven top-level teams, top in Europe, not only in England.

Since his maiden season in the Premier League in 2011-12, the Iceland global has scored 18 goals from outside the box in the competition - a haul only former Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho can better (19).

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"I am disappointed because they scored in the last minutes", Sarri added. "The match was wonderful".

Liverpool had looked set to lose for the first time in the league this season after falling behind to Eden Hazard's 25th-minute opener at Stamford Bridge.

The former Liverpool defender thinks that Willian and Hazard proved to be threats for the Reds backline and were able to commit people to needing to make challenges. "You know the characteristics: Giroud is very important for [teammates], and I think Morata in the last 25 minutes was more aggressive than usual". It's a team game, and I just do my best with however many minutes I get.

"I think he's a top, top player".

The dramatic equaliser came after their established front three, Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane, were unusually profligate in front of goal.

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