I think they know they're not really going to be seen as a great team and that Pep is not going to be seen as someone that has dominated English football if he doesn't win two in two or three in three.
"I told that during pre-season it looked like I was saying something absolutely out of order, something insane, I repeat and maybe tomorrow the reaction is the same: Pre-season hard when you don't have your players to work, that's as simple as that".
Determined to build on a fine season that saw his team finish as Champions League runners-up and take fourth place in the Premier League, Reds boss Jurgen Klopp embarked on a £160-million spending spree.More news: Bowing to Israeli bullying, BBC changes Gaza killings headline
"They seem so intent and we spoke to Kompany and Walker, they seem so intent to not drop below the mentality and standards they achieved previous year".
"I will focus on the players that are available, so I am not even thinking about that list of injured players I gave you, (Nemanja) Matic, (Antonio) Valencia and so on".
Tottenham Hotspur became the first Premier League club since the summer transfer window began to fail to sign a single player but Mauricio Pochettino said he was happy for the club to "behave differently".
'But looking at the squad Jurgen Klopp has assembled, I will be amazed if Liverpool don't push them very, very close.More news: Twitter CEO Gives a Rare Media Interview
'In fact I'm going to stick my neck out and suggest that by May the title will be back on Merseyside for the first time in 29 years'.
Wright continued: 'Liverpool proved last season that they are City's kryptonite, beating them three times - and they've strengthened better than anyone this summer.
In spite of the pall of gloom settling around his old club, Neville reckons that United should be expected to challenge for the title. I don't think just because they haven't signed a centre-back we should be sat here thinking "We'll let Manchester United off the hook, they shouldn't be challenging this year". A club that's spent the money they've spent in the past few seasons and the players they've got [should be challenging].
Up front, the dynamic trio of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino have support from new arrival Xherdan Shaqiri and if his goal in the pre-season friendly against Manchester United in America last week is a sign of what is to come, he will be a bargain at £13m.More news: Pick your Liverpool team to face West Ham
Gary Neville was speaking to promote Cadbury as the official snack partner of the Premier League.