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Liverpool’s title presentation plans unveiled

Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool "will not stop" after ending a 30-year wait to win the English league

Sir Kenny Dalglish will be part of the presentation when Liverpool receive the Premier League trophy at Anfield next week.

The Scot, a club great as both a manager and a player, was in charge the last time Liverpool won the title in 1990 and the Premier League has granted approval for him to hand out the medals and the trophy.

He will be joined by Richard Masters from the Premier League.

The ceremony will come after the match against Chelsea at Anfield on July 22 in what will be the Reds’ last home league game of the season.

The playing squad and staff will collect the Premier League trophy and their winners’ medals on a special podium built at the centre of the Kop surrounded by fan banners.

Captain Jordan Henderson and the players have helped coordinate proceedings with Henderson the man to lift the trophy.

Sky will broadcast the match and presentation on their free-to-air Pick channel.

No fans will be in attendance to mark the occasion, with matches behind closed doors due to the coronavirus pandemic.

And the club and the Premier League are asking fans to stay at home to enjoy the ceremony.

Meanwhile, Jurgen Klopp has been talking about the summer transfer window and could not resist a veiled dig at Man City.

The Athletic claim that City’s escape “threatens Liverpool’s entire model” and Klopp had another snipe at their rivals when quizzed about transfers.

The German coach referred to “real money” when he was asked about their summer spending plans.

“Every team has a chance but it means it will be more difficult,” Klopp said. “Strengthening the squad you talk about like it is something I just have to ask for and somebody opens the well and away we go.

“To strengthen the squad you need money and these are uncertain times. Obviously, uncertain times means for some clubs we cannot do what we would do in non-uncertain times.

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“Ask me can we develop the squad and it is probably possible, but only with real money. We have talents ourselves, big talents, and players who can make big steps in our squad.

“But buying now? Just go out and there and name whoever you want, whatever the player is, go for it? That is really difficult. It was always difficult.”

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