first_img Comment Advertisement Emmanuel Petit explains why Liverpool are more impressive than Arsenal’s Invincibles Klopp has marshalled Liverpool to European glory (Picture: Getty Images)Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Petit has admitted that Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool side have ‘something special’ the Invincibles could not offer.The Gunners remain the only team to go a whole Premier League campaign without losing a single game, a feat which the Reds failed to match up to this season.Arsene Wenger’s side’s lack of a European trophy is the only slight on their success, and something Liverpool were able to achieve with their Champions League victory last year. Petit is full of praise for the Reds and feels they have been at the top of their game for far longer than just the last 12 months, telling The Mirror: ‘I have huge respect for my old teammates, but when I look at Liverpool, and what they have been doing for the past two years.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘People are looking at them now because last year they won a European trophy, but really they have been like this for the past two or three years.‘It’s amazing what they are doing – it is rare to see a team winning so many games and being so dominant against their opponents all the time.’Read the latest updates: Coronavirus news live Petit spent three years at Arsenal under Arsene Wenger (Picture: Getty Images)Liverpool are just two wins away from securing their first league title in over 30 years, but they will have to wait to lift the title due to the coronavirus pandemic. Before the Premier League was suspended, Liverpool were on course to be crowned champions quicker than any other previous team and World Cup winner Petit believes the Reds have the edge over the record-breaking Arsenal side.He added: ‘They were both great teams in history, but for me this Liverpool team have something special. ‘It is hard to explain what I feel when I look at Liverpool, but I don’t remember thinking the same way when I was looking at the Invincibles.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘They have impressed me more than Arsenal’s Invincibles.‘I am pretty sure Arsenal fans won’t be happy with that. But I have to be honest. When I look at this team, the motivation, the intensity, so many talented players. Something is different with them.’MORE: Cesc Fabregas reveals why he chose to join Arsenal over Manchester UnitedMORE: Ian Wright reveals he was blanked by Arsenal’s cliquey French players – including Patrick VieiraFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 25 Mar 2020 1:13 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link527Shares Advertisementlast_img

Emmanuel Petit explains why Liverpool are more impressive than the Arsenal Invincibles

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