Georginio Wijnaldum says Liverpool are ignoring all the talk that this could finally be the season where the Premier League title comes to Anfield.
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk says the players should not focus on their eight-point lead over Manchester City in the Premier League
But after seeing Liverpool lose a seven point lead over City last season, Wijnaldum knows anything can still happen with 30 league games of the current campaign still to play.
“We don’t want to think we are already champions. That would be a really wrong thing to do,” Wijnaldum told Sky Sports News ahead of Netherlands’ clash with Northern Ireland in Rotterdam on Thursday.
“I’m sure the manager will keep us with our feet on the ground and say that we just have to think about ourselves, and try to play good and try to give 100 per cent every week.
Netherlands vs N Ireland
October 10, 2019, 7:00pm
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“We just have to do what we did before and look at ourselves and not look too much to other teams because we don’t have influence on other teams – we can’t control the performance of other teams.
“We just have to make sure we are ready for the games that are to come and to make sure we are ready and try to have good results because we know that it can change quickly.