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Klopp has sent a message to Man Utd & Newcastle, says Neville

Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool
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The resurgent Reds kept the pressure up in the top-four race with a seventh straight victory on Monday.

Gary Neville suspects Jurgen Klopp’s celebrations in Liverpool’s triumph at Leicester City were a message for Newcastle and Manchester United.

On Monday, Liverpool continued their late-season resurgence by downing Leicester City 3-0. Curtis Jones’ double and a goal from Trent Alexander-Arnold sealed the spoils at the King Power. It was the Reds’ seventh win in a row and moved them one point behind Newcastle and Manchester United in fifth.

Liverpool manager Klopp was seen celebrating with the fans at the final whistle with his trademark fist bumps.

“Manchester United and Newcastle still have a job to do. Jurgen Klopp’s fist pump at the end is definitely something that, if you’re a Newcastle or a Manchester United player, you recognize as ‘he’s coming for you’. I think he’s sending them a message,” ex-United defender Neville told Sky Sports.

“They are going to have to make sure they do their job properly as Liverpool will win their two games. Manchester United and Newcastle have got to forget the idea that Liverpool are going to drop points, as if they don’t do their job they will slip out of the top four.”

That said, Newcastle and Manchester United go have one game in hand over Liverpool. The Reds return to action this Saturday for a home match against Aston Villa in the Premier League.