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Liverpool legend John Barnes claims the champions were actually better last year than this, but all in all, it has been a two-year success story.

The 2018/19 season saw Liverpool finish runners up in the Premier League, just a point behind winners Manchester City and winning the Champions League.

This season saw them fall in the round of 16 of the Champions League to Atletico Madrid, but run out Premier League champions, 18 points clear of second-place City.

However, as far as club legend John Barnes is concerned last year’s side was better than this.

Speaking to Talk Sport the retired England international left everyone in the radio stations studio in shock. He insisted that the two seasons combined have been amazing, but last year just about has the edge on this.

He said:

“I was delighted with them last year, 97 points and finishing second, winning the Champions League.”

“In fact, I think they were probably better last year, but Man City were just incredible.”

“They continued that consistency this year in what they did, so I look at it as a two-year victory, if you like, winning the Champions League and finishing second by a point in the league and then winning the Premier League this season, it was an incredible two years.”

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