James Milner blasted Liverpool team-mates during Arsenal draw, says Klopp


Last week produced lots of interesting fixtures and results with the game between Arsenal and Liverpool believed to be the biggest match of the week while the 6-1 thrashing of Southampton by Manchester City remains the biggest result of the week.

The Merseysiders were noticeably less intense than usual at the Emirates, though did take the lead shortly after the restart through Milner only to be pegged back late on by Alexandre Lacazette.

And Liverpool defender Joe Gomez has highlighted the importance of not dropping points in the Premier League as the Merseyside outfit is looking to win their first league title in 28 years.

When you have a compact formation you give the opposition the opportunity to pass into a certain place and then you press. "A very good red one".

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"It's a sign of a good team because not many teams can do that to us and make us feel that way". That's good. That's how it is in a dressing room, there is a lot of men, a lot of testosterone.

"I think he should buy all of the newspapers and read this". One is talking - that's me - and sometimes before I start talking the boys have a few words and that's all.

"I would like it if you write a story about James Milner, I will like it. Milly is a proper leader". "That's a really nice idea". Though merely eight minutes from victory in London - and despite a sarcastic tone - Klopp singled out his impact both on and off the pitch. Obviously, if we don't drop points, we have the chance to do it (on December 8).

"But the other games are important also because three points are the same against Liverpool or Crystal Palace or next week against Wolves". They have one from us [the 0-0 draw at Anfield], if they get 89 more I have no influence on that.