Liverpool will be looking to propel themselves back to the top of the Premier League in 2021-22 after failing as defending champions last season.
One of the favourites to retain their crown, it wasn’t too long before things threatened to unravel with a 7-2 defeat to Aston Villa.
However, Liverpool remained composed and actually led the table going into 2021. And then things unravelled. By March, they were eighth, losing eight of 12 matches including six consecutive league games at Anfield.
Everything ended well for Liverpool though, as they picked up their form and ultimately finished third after five successive wins.
The biggest problem for the Reds last season was their defence, particularly with injuries, as they had to use over 20 different centre-back partnerships across all competitions.
Although the likes of Joe Gomez and Virgil van Dijk are ready to return from long-term lay-offs, Jurgen Klopp still looked to the transfer market to bolster their backline, signing Ibrahima Konate from RB Leipzig.
Liverpool have also said goodbye to midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum alongside a number of squad players, but their team remains in a good position.
Best Odds on Liverpool to Win The League
Liverpool are currently second favourites with the bookies to win the Premier League and regain their crown having lost it last season, at 5/1 with Bet365.
Liverpool 2021-22 Premier League predictions
We spoke about Liverpool’s biggest problem last season being their defence and it might have been their only problem, alongside the form of Sadio Mane.
But Mane will come good again and, alongside Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino, still form one of the fiercest attacks in the Premier League and across Europe.
Despite finishing 17 points behind winners Manchester City, Liverpool are fancied to be one of their closest challengers among bookmakers for the 2021-22 season.
With the defence sorted and the attack as good as they were, Liverpool can definitely go all the way against City for the title, albeit eventually falling short.
Liverpool top scorer odds
For the fifth successive season, Liverpool’s charge will be led by the front three of Salah, Firmino and Mane. Here, we assess each of their chances of landing the golden boot this year.
Mohamed Salah Golden Boot odds
Since arriving from Roma in the summer of 2017, Salah has scored a staggering 95 Premier League goals for Liverpool.
The Egyptian has found the net over 20 times in three of his four seasons at Anfield, while he lost out to Harry Kane by a single goal in last year’s golden boot race.
Salah is second-favourite behind Kane to finish as top scorer in 2021-22, at 4/1 with SkyBet.
Sadio Mane Golden Boot odds
Mane amassed just 11 Premier League goals last term – his second-lowest tally since joining Liverpool in 2016.
Fair to say the Senegalese has a point to prove this year, especially with fit-again Diogo Jota desperate to stake his claim for a regular starting berth.
Nevertheless, there is no doubt he has the ability to get firing again and if he does, it is worth a punt on him landing the golden boot at 22/1 with SkyBet.
Roberto Firmino Golden Boot odds
Not overly renowned for his goalscoring exploits, Firmino will still undoubtedly want to improve on his tally of nine for each of the last two seasons.
Often deployed as a false number nine, Klopp will be looking for more from his centre forward this term.
Like Mane, Firmino has a point to prove in Liverpool’s quest to reclaim the Premier League title. Therefore, we recommend you chancing your arm with SkyBet’s generous offer of 66/1 on him topping the goalscoring charts.
Liverpool Odds to win the Champions League
Back in Europe’s premier club competition for a fifth straight season, Liverpool have reached two finals in that time – lifting the trophy in 2019.
The Reds will have been disappointed not to progress beyond the quarter-finals since; albeit they did run into an inspired Atletico and Real Madrid at untimely moments.
With the return of fans on a full-time basis drawing ever nearer, we can soon expect to enjoy those iconic European nights at Anfield.