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Frank Lampard Suggests Why Liverpool Won’t Win The Champions League

May 9, 2018

BT Sport pundit Frank Lampard believes Liverpool are unlikely to win the Champions League this term as they are still short of stability in the defensive department. The Reds secured the club-record signing of Virgil van Dijk from Southampton to reinforce their backline in January, but they have still struggled to find the consistency with defeats against the likes of Manchester United, Swansea City, and West Bromwich Albion, the latter in the FA Cup.

Speaking on BT Sport, Chelsea favourite Lampard highlighted that the Reds’ strengths upfront, though this may not entirely hide their flaws at the back, he said: “Obviously the front three are fantastic. My only worry is that is it a year or two too early in their progress defensively and as a team?Van Dijk has come in and been fantastic and shored them up.But are they maybe still one or two players short as a team to be able to go all the way?But they’ve definitely got a chance.”

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