Harry Kewell compares Liverpool to past Arsenal sides

Liverpool's Jordan Henderson celebrates their second goal with Sadio Mane

Liverpool have been in impressive form at the beginning of this season.

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp

Former Liverpool star Harry Kewell has told the Daily Star that the current Reds squad reminds him of the Arsenal teams of the past.

Jurgen Klopp’s team have started this season in fine form and currently sit fourth in the table.

They have arguably been the most exciting side to watch, scoring 18 goals in the league so far, the second highest tally of all the teams.

Monday evening sees them taking on old rivals Manchester United at Anfield in one of the most anticipated games of the season to date.

Liverpool's Sadio Mane celebrates with team mates after scoring their first goal

And when discussing that game, Kewell likened the Reds to the Arsenal sides of the past.

“You look at how strong Man United are in the middle, are they going to overthrow Liverpool’s midfield?” he told the Daily Star.

“But then you look at how Liverpool break forward – it’s like the old Arsenal in a way – like the Red Arrows just darting everywhere. Can the United back four stop that?”

Liverpool's Sadio Mane celebrates scoring their second goal

Monday’s game will certainly make for interesting viewing, with this clash arguably the most exciting between these two teams for a number of years.

A win for Klopp’s team would take them joint top of the Premier League while United can go as high as fourth with all three points.

The pressure is on United’s defenders to prove themselves against that rampant Liverpool attack.

If they can do so it will make a big statement, especially given the likes of Arsenal, Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur have already failed to do so this season.

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp

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