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Jurgen Klopp admits he never expected Liverpool to get so close to winning an unprecedented quadruple as they prepare for Sunday’s Merseyside derby against Everton.

Klopp’s side are bidding to become the first English club to lift all four major trophies in a single season.

They have already won the League Cup, will face Chelsea in the FA Cup final in May and are locked in a tense title race with Manchester City, who are one point ahead with six games left.

The Reds could also win the Champions League, with a semi-final first leg against Villarreal looming next week.

Klopp has repeatedly played down Liverpool’s hopes of a clean sweep and he is shocked that they have reached the final weeks of the season still in with a chance of making history.

“It is a situation we didn’t expect to be in and we’ve never been in this situation,” Klopp said on Friday. “It’s incredibly tough, we play pretty much all the time.

“I didn’t expect us to win the League Cup, be in an…

Source: Guardian Newspaper