'This team now is even better than ours' - Kuyt heaps praise on current Liverpool squad

'This team now is even better than ours' - Kuyt heaps praise on current Liverpool squad

Former Liverpool striker Dirk Kuyt believes the current Reds side can go a step further and lift the English Premier League title. 

Kuyt was part of a strong Liverpool side that comprised of the likes of Steven Gerrard, Jamie Carragher, Fernando Torres and Javier Mascherano, but did not win the English Premier League title despite coming close. 

Speaking to Liverpoolfc.com, the Dutch attacker further opened up on their rivalry with Manchester United, their weekend opponents. 

"We were very close to success. We just missed a small detail to go one step further. 

"With the likes of Stevie and Carra, Mascherano, Torres and many other very good players, we just missed a little something. 

"If you see the build-up of the team of Klopp, you see it progressing every time and it looks like it’s now coming to success also in the Premier League. We were a particular team like that, only we couldn’t go one step further at that time. 

"Hopefully this team will do it because, in my opinion, this team now on the pitch is even better than ours.”

Liverpool came close to winning the title last season, losing out to Manchester City with the thinnest of margins. 

They are currently on top of the table with an eight-point lead, having won all their opening eight matches in the current campaign. 

They travel to Old Trafford on Sunday to face Manchester United, knowing another victory will move them closer to achieving their dreams. 

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