Pressure has been on Mourinho this season, with his critics insisting his style of management no longer works, but in an exclusive interview with Soccer AM's Tubes, Mourinho is adamant he still loves the job. Liverpool trust their goalkeeper and a back line directed and dominated by the imposing Virgil van Dijk, and that trust is allowing them to play with patience, using their razor-sharp attacking weapons when opportunities present themselves. Find out more here. "Because it is more hard than ever".
It is almost £100m more than United invested in their squad before the start of this season after spending close to £70m on Fred, Diogo Dalot and Lee Grant.
"I think sometimes to just say is not very intelligent.
That might be what people remember but what I have to do is make the best of the things the club is offering me, that is what I believe in", Klopp told United Kingdom newspapers. "We don't judge the points they have, we judge the quality they have, and we prepare for that".
The Red Devils have lacked a clear attacking philosophy/style of football for half a decade now - but they may be forgiven for once on Sunday - should they approach the game with the kind of ultra-pragmatist football that Mourinho employs in games like these - to avoid a hiding.
"I always say I enjoy these places", he said.
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"I have to focus not on what happened, not on the credit we were given or not, I have to focus on the next match".
When asked about Liverpool's six-year drought without a trophy - meaning Klopp is yet to lead his side to any silverware - Mourinho didn't need a second invitation to rub their faces in it. I don't know if it was better or not better; I know the other team was European champion and that this team won nothing.
The former Reds defender also added that the league table serves a good reminder of how things have worked out for both teams. Yet somehow this one does feel different, even for an outsider like me.
"I just want to see the team improving, and for us to improve ourselves as individuals, so we can become more consistent. That team was European champion".
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has an injury crisis at right-back to solve ahead of the showdown with Manchester United on Sunday.
Liverpool skipper Henderson refutes those claims, telling the club's website: "We play the way that we play - I don't think it has changed too much".