Jurgen Klopp warns Liverpool fans of "proper test" against Fulham

Jurgen Klopp has warned that Liverpool will face a "proper test" when Fulham arrive at Anfield on Sunday afternoon in the Premier League.

The Reds welcome Marco Silva's team to Merseyside this weekend as they look to keep pace with the likes of Arsenal, Manchester City and Aston Villa at the summit of the Premier League table.

Fulham find themselves in 14th ahead of their clash with Liverpool and the Cottagers will head to Anfield with plenty of confidence after a late 3-2 victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers last Monday.

While the Reds, who have won all ten of their home games this season, are strong favourites for the game against Fulham, Jurgen Klopp has reminded Liverpool supporters just how difficult Sunday's outing will be.

In his pre-match notes for the Liverpool programme, Klopp wrote: "I would like to welcome Marco Silva, his staff and the Fulham players, officials and supporters to Anfield. They will arrive in a positive moment on the back of a really good win against Wolves, so I have no doubt that they will come here looking to build on that result and continue to climb the table.

"Marco's work as a manager and a coach speaks for itself. His teams have a clear idea of how they want to play, they are always incredibly well set up and they can – and usually do – give anyone a proper test.

"I would say they are one of those teams that could play in different colour shirts and everyone would know who the manager is.

"What they achieved last season was really good. I could not have been more impressed. I actually said before we faced Fulham last May that they were one of the season's big achievers and this was definitely true.

"Although their league placing isn't currently as high, I think that is a little bit deceiving because although Fulham are currently in 14th position, they are only one point off the top 10."

Liverpool only beat Fulham 1-0 at Anfield last season thanks to a Mohamed Salah penalty as Silva's men made life difficult for Klopp's side.

At Craven Cottage, Liverpool could only manage a 2-2 draw on the opening day of last season, with Fulham more than capable of causing an upset.

Any complacency, as is always the case in the Premier League, will be punished, so the Reds need to show up on Sunday.

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