Liverpool FC finished in fourth spot in the Premier League table to secure successive finishes in the Champions League qualification places under Klopp. I think they know they're not really going to be seen as a great team and that Pep is not going to be seen as someone that has dominated English football if he doesn't win two in two or three in three.
That felt like a reference to Liverpool but, more importantly for United, it was also an admission that it will need a dramatic improvement this season for his own team to bridge the gap.
"We have only seen him when he has appeared in front of the TV cameras this summer and heard what he has told the media, and I suspect he will behave very differently on the training ground with his players". I do think they have one over on City. The challenge for them is can they repeat that level of energy and that level of focus every three days?
When asked whether he expected to welcome a fresh additions to his United squad, Mourinho offered these comments: "The information I have is no".More news: Facebook Offers Banks Its Users for Their Data
Here, Sky Sports takes an interactive look at how the competition between the two Manchester clubs has evolved throughout the Premier League era, with City slipping to the third tier before fighting back to overtake their neighbours.
United's preparation for the new campaign has been badly affected by injuries and the absence of a number of players whose summer break was delayed due to the World Cup.
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City will have to come out of the gate strong, as their first opponent will be Arsenal, looking to impress with their new manager Unai Emery at Emirates Stadium. Obscene. In midfield, they've got Matic, Fred and Pogba.
Wolves' connections to Portuguese super agent Jorge Mendes were a source of complaint for their competitors as they romped to the Championship title last season.