Maurizio Sarri explains how Chelsea can beat Manchester City on Sunday

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Is Maurizio Sarri right when he says Manchester City are Europe's best team?

While City will go back to the summit if they beat Chelsea at home on Sunday, Liverpool know their destiny is still in their own hands as they have a game in hand over their title rivals.

"We are not blind to our problems but it's not as serious as people make it".

This is a major lift after doubts over their involvement in the 26th game of the Premier League campaign, particularly as injuries were a clear contributing factor to four points dropped in the past two outings. I think the squad is definitely there, in terms of the depth they have. "It nearly goes unnoticed that they should be a Premier League team year in, year out now".

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Manchester United seem to be the best English Premier League team this January as they snap majority of the awards for the month. They have one of our players at the moment - Clyney - and they signed Dom [Solanke] on a permanent contract as well.

"They need to be consistent year after year".

"We need to be very fast when we're recovering the ball". We were there, focused, physically strong.

Joe Gomez underwent an operation earlier in the week and Klopp says the aim is for him to return within 4-6 weeks. If we want to be part of that tight race, we can not change that, or offer something else.

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Pep Guardiola's side only returned to the top of the Premier League table on Wednesday following their 2-0 win over Everton after trailing Liverpool for several weeks.

Having refereed City seven times fewer than Chelsea (55 to 62), this results in a higher proportion - and therefore greater chance of having their XI reduced - for the incumbent Premier League champions, sending a Man City player off every 6.1 games he officiates to Chelsea's 6.9 games.

The manager revealed that Dejan Lovren was still sidelined, and cast doubt even over his availability for the Champions League first leg against Bayern Munich in February 19.

'If we got to the semis of the Champions League again he should be available, quarter-finals maybe.

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