Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has pointed to his side's memorable midweek win over Barcelona as more significant in restoring the great traditions of the club than securing a maiden Premier League title.
The Reds defied the odds to reach a second successive Champions League final with a stunning 4-0 win over Barca at Anfield - winning the semi-final 4-3 on aggregate. Their attention now turns to their final league game of the season.
Liverpool know victory over Wolves, along with any slip-up from Manchester City, will see them win their first league title in 29 years. Klopp however insists that the overall development of the club is more important at this stage - namely putting the club in a position to challenge for major honours on a regular basis.
As quoted by The Mirror, he said: "
"Wow. That's exactly the picture we want to draw for the outside world - this is Liverpool. (It says) It's possible here, it’s possible in this club and in this city with the people around. That's the picture.
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"If you struggle in a game, they hit the post and the bar but you win it, that’s good for looking back and saying 'that year we won it and oh we were lucky'. It’s a nice story but it doesn’t help with development.
"That’s why it is worth more than silverware - develop as far and as high as possible so it gets more and more likely that you win silverware and that’s what we’ve done so far."
Liverpool can still finish the season on 97 points, which would be the Premier League's third-highest total ever, and still not win the title –
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Source : 90min