Arsenal play-maker Dani Ceballos has described Liverpool as the best team he has ever played against after finding himself on the wrong end of a 3-1 battering at Anfield, while speaking to the Mail.
Jurgen Klopp turned his heavy metal football up to the max when the Gunners came to Merseyside at the end of August with Mo Salah and Roberto Firmino ripping into Unai Emery’s back line while leaving David Luiz, in particular, battered and broken.
Ceballos was at his twinkle-toed best just seven days earlier on his Arsenal debut against Burnley but it’s fair to say he was dragged down to earth with a clatter away at the European Champions, the Real Madrid loanee drowning under a red tidal wave.
And the Spain U21 international could hardly speak higher about a team who continue to blow the Premier League apart.
“I had never seen anything like it,” says a traumatised yet clearly impressed Ceballos. “I've not seen up until now a team that plays better, that presses better. That game had quite an impact on me.
“They suck the air out of you. You spend so much time defending and when you want to catch your breath and get on the ball for a bit, they've taken it from you again.
“I think Jurgen [Klopp] now has the team he first had in mind when he started four years ago.”
With a sixth European crown secured in Madrid, the test for Liverpool now is whether they can dethrone Manchester City at the top of the English game and seal the Premier League title for the first time in their history.
They way they have started this season, don't rule out more glory at Anfield.
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