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Mo Salah explains motivations behind record-breaking Liverpool exploits

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Champion Manchester City, which has broken the Premier League record for wins, points and goals this season, set another landmark by becoming the first side in English top flight history to reach 100 points as Gabriel Jesus struck a dramatic late victor to beat Southampton 1-0.

"Everyone gives you an Oscar, an award for this and award for that, for getting out of the vehicle without an accident", Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp said.

Given Klopp's track record at Anfield of signing players and significantly improving them, as seen with the likes of Salah, Mane, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and many others, perhaps joining Liverpool could allow Lanzini to take his game to the next level and be capable of filling Coutinho's shoes.

Premier League Golden Boot victor Mohamed Salah has revealed what his former manager Jose Mourinho said to him on the two occasions the pair met this season.

"The Real Madrid squad completed their first training session of the week as preparations ahead of Saturday's La Liga encounter against Villarreal at the Estadio de la Cerámica (8:45pm CEST) got under way", the statement said.

"City have been unbelievable this season, they thoroughly deserve it but next year we want to be closer to them and who knows, we could win it".

Can Jürgen Klopp's Liverpool defy the odds and prevent the rampant Real Madrid from winning an unprecedented third consecutive Champions League title? That is a little bit up to Daniel of course, and the club to agree with us. Everyone can imagine the boys need a bit of rest.

"I really respect him a lot and I'm sure we are going to do something special for the club this year to end it".

"We have always said that we want to make top quality sport available to more people. The pressure was enormous what we had in the last few weeks, but the boys dealt really well with it and that's a big, big thing". "The boys are humans, not machines".

Dejan Lovren added Liverpool's second goal, a header from a corner, before young striker Dominic Solanke and left back Andrew Robertson scored their first goals for the club in the second half.

Tottenham finished third (77 points), with a 5-4 win over Leicester City. The goal was his 32nd in the league this season and his 44th in all competitions.

That result rendered Chelsea's match at Newcastle irrelevant to the Champions League battle and Antonio Conte's side went down 3-0 at St James' Park.

The Liverpool defender continued: "You have to admit he's an unbelievable player and he's done exceptional things in the game".

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