Kevin De Bruyne comments on Liverpool fans

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Jurgen Klopp manager of Liverpool durin a training session at Melwood Training Ground on November 07, 2019 in Liverpool, England.

Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne claims he's unafraid of the atmosphere created by Liverpool fans, insisting he thrives on it.

General views around Anfield, before the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield on October 27, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Kevin De Bruyne has admitted to Sky Sports that he loves Anfield and the passion drummed up by Liverpool fans for the big occasion.

De Bruyne and Manchester City visit Jurgen Klopp's troops on Merseyside tomorrow for the biggest game of the Premier League season so far.

Victory for Liverpool would send them nine points above the reigning champions, though a win for the Sky Blues - who have superior goal difference - would reduce the gap to only three points.

It's a contest where Liverpool fans will hope to be their side's 12th man, as they were back in May when the Reds beat Barcelona 4-0 to move into the final of the Champions League.

 

And although the Belgian maestro is expecting a partisan crowd, De Bruyne suggests that he can thrive on it.

He told Sky Sports: "If you are somebody who wants to compete for titles and win, these are the games you want to play.

"I like Anfield, I like it a lot. I love people being on you, being noisy, that is what it's all about. I love the passion of football."

It's such a big game and three points would go a long, long way to helping Liverpool to the Premier League title.

This is a team that hasn't lost in 10 months, and Guardiola's side would require them to drop nine points from now until May if they want a third title on the spin.

A general view as fans arrive outside of Anfield during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield on January 14, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

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