Just a day before the start of the Premier League, Jurgen Klopp has picked Manchester City as clear title favourites.
The new season starts tomorrow with Arsenal taking on Leicester and Liverpool playing Watford on Saturday.
Klopp has high hopes for Liverpool, but is realistically backing City due to the addition of Jesus and some defenders.
“The favourites must be Manchester City actually,” Klopp said to DAZN. “They played some incredible football last year and had just a couple of problems.
“They are definitely the favourites. Manchester City is in attack mode, that is obvious.
“They already had an incredible team last season and then Jesus joined them and I thought, ‘Oh my goodness’.
“I mean he is very young and really strong. Incredible player – and now they got some defenders as well. They will be interesting to watch.
“I’m obviously wishing for the highest possible finish. Manchester United will want to strike back. We will see how Chelsea will do without Costa. [Alvaro] Morata is a great signing but they also lost [Nemanja] Matic. We will see. They still have a pretty great team.
“We will have to align. Not subordinate and then on the specific days [against the league’s best teams] we have to be there and try to beat them, but also try to get as many points as possible out of the other matches.”