Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has urged his players to be “brave and full of desire”, when they face Manchester City on Thursday night in the Premier League.
The Reds go into the match top of the table and boasting a lead over City which could be extended to 10 points, if they win at Etihad Stadium.
Guardiola has already labelled the match a must-win game for his side, if the defending champions are to have a say in the title race.
“It’s a normal game against Manchester City. A very difficult one.
“They are a really strong football team with an outstanding manager. We have to be brave and full of desire, same as all of the other games,” Klopp said on Wednesday, according to TeamTalk.
Asked how the two sides compare, Klopp continued: “For me, they are the best team in the world. That is my opinion. The points change but the preparations don’t….”