Jurgen Klopp has warned his players they must starve Eden Hazard of possession if they are to prevent the Chelsea star from wrecking their title challenge.
The Belgium international has rediscovered his best form in recent weeks, scoring four goals in the victories over Brighton and West Ham which have hauled Chelsea back into Champions League qualifying contention.
Maurizio Sarri’s side head to Anfield on Sunday hoping to derail Liverpool’s bid to win the league title for the first time since 1990 and Hazard, who played just over half an hour in last night’s 1-0 win over Slavia Prague, will be central to Chelsea’s hopes of pulling off an unlikely victory.
‘We will take 13 players this time, and two will play only against Eden!’ Klopped joked when asked how he would plan to stop the 28-year-old. Read more