Jurgen Klopp’s side have dominated English football this term, winning 31 of their 37 Premier League fixtures to date to storm 18 points clear at the top of the table and secure their first domestic title for 30 years.
Manchester City, who were bidding to win a third successive title, will be looking to respond with a stronger challenge next season, while the likes of Manchester United and Chelsea now appear better-placed to compete with Liverpool.
United have still not lost in the Premier League since Bruno Fernandes joined the club in January, while Chelsea are enjoying an impressive season under new manager Frank Lampard are are set to welcome new signings Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech to the club.
But despite the strength of Manchester City and the progress of United and Chelsea, Merson expects Liverpool to defend the title next season.
The Arsenal legend told StarSport: ‘I…