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Liverpool FC boss Jurgen Klopp makes Manchester United top four admission

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits that Manchester United deserve a place in the top four if they finish above his side. The Merseyside club are making a late charge for a Champions League place amid a dismal season.

They are a point behind United in fifth although have played a game more. United go into Saturday’s match with Wolves after back-to-back defeats against Brighton and West Ham.

If they fail to win again, it would open the door for Liverpool to leapfrog them for the time being should they beat strugglers Leicester on Monday. ALSO READ: Erik ten Hag has just discovered his most important partnership Liverpool found themselves in a similar situation during the 2020/21 season, when a header from goalkeeper Alisson Becker against West Brom helped them clinch third spot amid an injury-riddled campaign.

Klopp said that such unlikely acts can still happen but admitted that should United finish above them and gain a top-four place, it would be well-earned.

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