Best defensive record? Check. Most clean sheets? Check. Two of the joint-three leading scorers in the Premier League? Check. Their fewest defeats in a top flight campaign, club record Premier League points tally and, just for good measure, Champions League winners? Check, check, check.
All summer, Liverpool’s stated reason for not bringing in reinforcements to help mount another title challenge is the feeling that the squad that missed out by a point to Manchester City last term will improve further.
Now, as the curtain prepares to rise on the new season with the visit of newly promoted Norwich City to Anfield tonight, the onus falls on Jürgen Klopp and his players to justify that strategy in their quest for that elusive title.
“I think big…