Liverpool sent top four warning by former Man City star after transfer mistake

Liverpool sent top four warning by former Man City star after transfer mistake

Liverpool Echo Sports·2021-08-13 10:00

Former Manchester City winger Trevor Sinclair believes there is a real possibility Liverpool will miss out on the top four in the Premier League this season. The Reds battled back from adversity last campaign to secure a third-placed finish, winning eight of the final ten fixtures to complete a remarkable turnaround in form.Jurgen Klopp's side will now be looking to challenge for the league title once again, having been boosted by the returns of defensive duo Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez. READ MORE: Leeds United speak out over Kalvin Phillips future amid Liverpool transfer rumoursBut Sinclair is not convinced by the Reds and has highlighted the team's lack of squad depth as a concern. Asked for his top-four prediction he told talkSPORT : "I know theyve got Van Dijk back, but Im a bit concerned for Liverpool. "Just because theyve not really invested any money especially in the midfield area. I think theyve got some work to do before I start looking at them as being a real contender for the league.Sign up to our free LFC newsletterGet all the latest Liverpool breaking news, team news, transfer rumours, injury updates plus analysis of what's next for the Reds.You'll also get the latest transfer talk and analysis straight to your inbox every day with our FREE email newsletter.Sign up here - it only takes a few seconds!"Im just not sure theyve got the depth. They cant play Van Dijk every game. Hes is a top player but, coming back from a knee injury like he has, youve got to be really careful with him."You look at the captain Jordan Henderson and whats going on with his contract, theyve also lost Wijnaldum."The front four still look very dangerous and Jota looked very good in the Euros so I think hell have a real big impact again."But just defensively, and I hear Robertson has picked up an injury, it just seems to be a stuttering start to the season for Liverpool."Read MoreRelated ArticlesRead MoreRelated Articles


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