- Ex-Man City boss Goran Eriksson says he wants Liverpool to win the EPL
- The Swedish coach said Jurgen Klopp's side is a team after his heart
- But Eriksson admitted his former club are still the best team in England
Former Manchester City manager Sven-Göran Eriksson has claimed he would rather see Liverpool win the Premier League title than his former club this season.
The Swedish coach added he expects the title-race to be between City and the Reds, but hopes the Anfield giants can secure their first league-title since 1990.
After eight matches played Pep Guardiola's side and Jurgen Klopp's men are currently joint-top, level on points on the Premier League table.
The former Lazio manager admitted that the Manchester club are still the team to beat in England, but he would love the Merseyside clinch the title.
"It's going to be very interesting as usual," he told Sky Sports .
"A lot of people are saying that maybe it is time for Liverpool. I hope so because in my heart I'm a Liverpool fan. But I think Manchester City are still very strong.
"I liked Liverpool last season. They played very good football, very optimistic, working very hard, very impressive.
"They bought some new players so they look very strong. Sooner or later they will win it, no? I hope it will be sooner."
Eriksson guided the Citizens to a ninth place finish in the Premier League in the 2007-08 and secured a domestic double of victories against Manchester United.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany is set to take language classes as a teacher to educate students on Dutch.
The Belgium international has teamed up with the capital city's employment service Actiris to urge Belgians to learn the Dutch language.
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