"Liverpool are genuine threats to Manchester City"- Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola

Merseyside Police were criticised when City's coach was attacked before the Champions League game in April 2018 after they published the route beforehand but this time the details will be kept secret.

Pep Guardiola's Premier League champions head to Anfield trailing Liverpool by six points through 11 games this campaign, while the Reds remain unbeaten in league play with just one draw coming against Manchester United.

"I hope we can organise that I can see him for a couple of minutes before the game. I really want to", said Klopp.

After nearly 18 months of treatment in the Republic of Ireland, Cox moved to a specialist neurological facility in the north of England for a 12-week rehabilitation programme, focusing on developing his speech and movement.

Manchester City have sought assurances from Liverpool that they will have a safe passage to Anfield for Sunday's top of the table clash in the Premier League.

"Something like this should not happen in general in life and it should not happen around a football game as well". We're not going to lose because of Claudio.

"We want it and we will try to do it".

Italian fan Simone Mastrelli was sentenced to three and a half years in prison after pleading guilty to assaulting Cox.

Liverpool haven't lost a Premier League game since their 2-1 defeat to City in January.

"Raheem Sterling is always a big threat, and he is always improving", said Klopp as quoted by BBC Sport.

We have been drawn at home to holders Liverpool in the third round of this season's FA Youth Cup.

Meanwhile, Klopp reassured City they should have no concerns about their arrival at Anfield.

Champions League winners Liverpool lost at Manchester City last season after a goalless draw at Anfield and were beaten to the title by a single point.

"If someone from City worries still, it's our fault", he said.

While the clubs are in constant dialogue in the build-up to the game - as is normal practice - it is understood the problem has been raised at executive level by City. "It was one of us and we're all responsible and we all have to make sure this doesn't happen again. The corresponding last fixture ran smoothly and we are working to ensure this game can be enjoyed safely by all as well as minimising any disruption to local residents and roads".



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