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‘I can say a lot of positive things about Arsenal but I think we still have a chance’: Klopp says

Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool were ‘unlucky’ against Arsenal in Community Shield and gifted them ‘presents’ in Premier League defeat last season as German seeks revenge over Mikel Arteta’s side

  • Jurgen Klopp impressed by Arsenal’s ‘defensive structure’ and organisation
  • Manager believes Gunners have improved under Mikel Arteta’s management 
  • Arteta has revived Arsenal after Unai Emery’s departure and spirits are high
  • The north London club will be looking to build on last season’s FA Cup success 

Liverpool‘s recent record against Arsenal may not be up to the high standards they set themselves but Jurgen Klopp sees no reason to fear the Gunners.

Mikel Arteta’s men inflicted a rare defeat on the Reds in July, after Klopp’s side had won their first league title in 30 years, and then won again on penalties in the Community Shield last month after a 1-1 draw at Wembley.

Klopp, who can see the improvement the Spaniard has made since taking over in December, admits the league defeat was down to an even rarer drop in intensity levels.  

Jurgen Klopp’s…