Jurgen Klopp knows how Liverpool can beat Man City in Champions League

Man United legend Sir Alex Ferguson

Man United legend Sir Alex Ferguson

Jurgen Klopp has revealed he received a message from Ilkay Gundogan after Liverpool were paired with Manchester City in the Champions League quarter-final draw on Friday.

Klopp remains the only manager to have outwitted Pep Guardiola in the Premier League this season, so there is scope for a rivalry to develop between Liverpool and City in the same way that Liverpool and Chelsea were at loggerheads when managed by Rafa Benitez and Jose Mourinho.

"I love these games". If you are a football manager, you think, "Ooh!" They don't defend the result, they go again. One thing is for sure - it will be two very intense games'. During a game he is always 100% in, I am 100% in, and so far we have never had an argument at the sideline or stuff like that.

As a result of the draw, Liverpool's game at Everton has been brought forward to Saturday April 7 with a 12.30 p.m. kick-off - much to the anger of Klopp, who will have less than 72 hours to prepare his side for the Merseyside derby after the first leg of their City tie.

Jurgen Klopp has opted to recall Jordan Henderson to the Liverpool starting line-up for this evening's Premier League clash with Watford. We know that it will be a different game because it's in the Champions League, even though we have history [with Liverpool]. "In between, Everton. Right!" City stormed to a 5-0 victory during their home fixture back in September. They were also runners-up to City in the EFL Cup final a year ago on penalties after the game finished as a draw.

City pose a similar threat to that which Liverpool pose. We all know about that. Our record is not too bad against City'. After that impressive display, they're now arguably the favorites to win the Champions League, and it looks like that will ring true up to the semifinals after getting the draw that every other team was hoping for. No, I don't think so. City are one of the strongest teams in the competition but we want to go to the next round. Everybody is a little like this.

City, though, will actually win the title against United if they win their next two games.

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