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Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum admits Jurgen Klopp’s side could match Arsenal Invincibles

Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum isn’t one to tempt fate, but when asked recently whether the Reds could match the ‘Invincibles’ of Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal in 2004, he was diplomatic.

‘It is possible,’ said the Dutchman during an interview with the Daily Mirror.  

Liverpool remain top of the Premier League after winning every single game so far this season, and can break the record for longest winning streak in English top-flight football by beating bitter rivals Manchester United on Sunday.

Georginio Wijnaldum feels 'it is possible' for the Liverpool to match Arsenal's 2004 side

Georginio Wijnaldum feels ‘it is possible’ for the Liverpool to match Arsenal’s 2004 side

The Dutchman and his team-mates travel to Old Trafford on Sunday to face Manchester United

The Dutchman and his team-mates travel to Old Trafford on Sunday to face Manchester United

‘Nobody knows how it’s going to be. We have had some luck up to now, but we have also put a lot of hard work in,’ Wijnaldum added.

‘We don’t think about the fact that Arsenal did not lose in that season. We just try to give everything in every game.’

In 2004 the Gunners won the league at a canter under Wenger, going through the entirety of the campaign without a single defeat.

A total of 12 draws along the way however did see the north London club drop points, and finish the campaign with a tally of 90.

Arsenal's team of 2004 went the entire season without losing a league fixture

Arsenal’s team of 2004 went the entire season without losing a league fixture

Last season, Liverpool finished in second placed by a single point behind rivals Manchester City. Despite this, the Reds ended up seven points better off than the victorious Arsenal team of 2004, with 97.

Jurgen Klopp’s men will meet a United side at Old Trafford who have made their worst start to a Premier League season for 30 years.

Should Wijnaldum and Co. take all three points, they will take eclipse the record set by City under Pep Guardiola between August and December 2017.

Liverpool have won their last 17 league games to set a club record and have lost just one of their last 47 top-flight fixtures. 

Original article: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-7590137/Liverpool-midfielder-Georginio-Wijnaldum-admits-Jurgen-Klopps-match-Arsenal-Invincibles.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ito=1490&ns_campaign=1490

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