Liverpool can challenge for the title - if two key things work out for Jurgen Klopp's side

Liverpool players celebrate Mohamed Salah's first goal in their 2-0 win over Everton at Anfield in October 2023.
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"We are not any more!" came Jurgen Klopp's quick response when a reporter told him that his side went to the top of the Premier League table after their 2-0 win in the Merseyside derby.

Indeed, by the time the Reds’ manager took his post-match media duties Manchester City were 2-0 up against Brighton. Still, being a point behind Pep Guardiola's side after a quarter of the season has been played, Klopp would have taken that in August.

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