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Tough luck for a man who is knee-deep in what could prove to be the tightest Premier League championship battle in several years. Twenty-nine years have passed since Liverpool last won the league title, 29 years in which they have come close before but fallen at the final hurdle.
Under manager Jurgen Klopp, that run may be coming to an end, with the Reds sitting four points ahead of Manchester City at the top of the table with 15 matches left to play.
Klopp succeeded Brendan Rodgers as Liverpool boss in October , and has since led the club to the Champions League and Europa League finals, only for his side to lose on each occasion.
He is yet to win a trophy with the Anfield club but he is looking to change that as Liverpool chase a 19th English top-flight title - and their first since the season.
This is arguably their best chance since then. The Reds have won 19 of their 23 league matches to date with their only defeat coming at Manchester City on 3 January.
They are also through to the last 16 of the Champions League where they will face Bayern Munich. Klopp has an impressive trophy haul as a manager, having won two Bundesliga titles with former club Borussia Dortmund, but in his few years on Merseyside, he has come to realise how important success is to the Liverpool fans.
I am here or at home or at Anfield," he said. Because they dream so long, I cannot say that I have dreamed 29 years for another title for Liverpool, to be honest.
City failed to reduce the gap between themselves and Liverpool on Tuesday with defeat at Newcastle United, giving the Reds the opportunity to open up a seven-point lead when they host Leicester City on Wednesday.
Spurs are at home to Watford on the same day. We only want to win as many football games as possible. On Monday, City boss Pep Guardiola said his side would need to "win a lot of games" if they were to usurp Liverpool, but Klopp is expecting the title race to go right to the wire.
The FA and the Metropolitan Police are investigating. While Klopp believes racism in football is not as big a problem as it was in the past, he says the sport should fight back.
Liverpool and Klopp can now put the Champions League in their back pocket until the New Year and focus their attentions on an increasingly formidable title challenge.
These deals represent a shrewd re-investment of the same amount they received from Barcelona for Philippe Coutinho last January.
Few would have said it at the time but Liverpool sold the man regarded as their best player and have now made themselves a better, more complete team with the cash they brought in.
Van Dijk, albeit arguably fortunate to escape with only a yellow card for a wild early challenge on Dries Mertens, was immense throughout and was the central figure repelling any rare Napoli threats.
Liverpool have had 12 clean sheets this season and this was the most vital of all. One goal conceded here could have ripped the rug from under them.
And Alisson, deep into four minutes of stoppage time, allowed them to secure it with a vital block from Arkadiusz Milik. Liverpool and Tottenham both had questions to answer in this last round of Champions League fixtures after making life difficult for themselves.
Jurgen Klopp and Mauricio Pochettino indulged in brinksmanship but have emerged on the other side. Spurs looked in even bigger peril than Liverpool after squandering winning positions when losing away to Inter Milan and drawing with PSV Eindhoven.
Barcelona may have left Lionel Messi out of their starting line-up but to deliver under pressure against PSV and Inter, and the way they did in the Nou Camp, is a huge testimony to the work Pochettino has done.
And with Spurs third in the Premier League, only six points behind Liverpool, Pochettino and his players can also justifiably claim they are right in the mix in both competitions.
Liverpool and Spurs have turned their campaigns around and it is now an English full house for the next stage. Turns out pro athletes are just as accident prone as the rest of us.
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