Michael Owen predicts where Liverpool will finish this season, gushes over one signing

Michael Owen looks-on during Soccer Aid for Unicef 2018 at Old Trafford on June 10, 2018 in Manchester, England.

Liverpool brought in four new signings this summer, and many are backing them to challenging for the title.

Michael Owen looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League Group A match between Feyenoord and Manchester United FC at Feijenoord Stadion on September 15, 2016 in Rotterdam, .

Michael Owen predicted where his former club Liverpool will finish n the Premier League this season, when writing a blog for BETVICTOR, suggesting that Jürgen Klopp's side will be Manchester City's closest challengers come what May.

The Reds were one of the most exciting teams to watch in world football last season, thrilling fans with their own unique brand of expansive, high-octane football.

 

They did finish a distant 25 points adrift of Pep Guardiola's magnificent City side, however, and Klopp's men will have to make drastic improvements this season, if they are to have any chance of toppling the Citizens.

Owen, who scored 158 goals for Liverpool, backed his former side to finish in second place this season, when writing a blog for BETVICTOR, suggesting that new signing Alisson Becker could turn out to be the last piece of the jigsaw for Klopp:

Ex England footballer Michael Owen prior to riding in a charity race at Ascot racecourse on November 24, 2017 in Ascot, United Kingdom.

"I am convinced that Jürgen Klopp’s progressive side are the biggest danger to City this season and I feel they will give Pep Guardiola’s side a real run for their money. The Reds look to have improved in a number of key areas this season and the signing of Brazilian keeper Alisson could be the last piece in the jigsaw."

Liverpool kick off their new Premier League campaign with a home game against West Ham on Sunday, and Klopp's men will be looking to send out a real statement of intent with a convincing win over Manuel Pellegrini's Hammers side.

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