Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp has reacted after Frank Lampard guided Everton out of the Premier League relegation zone on Thursday.
Everton came from 2-0 down to beat Crystal Palace 3-0 at Goodison Park last night, a victory which guaranteed their Premier League status for another season.
Liverpool heads into this weekend’s Premier League finale hoping for a favour from Steven Gerrard’s Aston Villa who has little to play for other than pride against a Manchester City side who will retain the title with a victory.
Klopp, however, is confident that Villa will give their all regardless of Steven Gerrard’s Liverpool allegiances.
He told a press conference ahead of Sunday’s games, “Congrats by the way for Everton for staying in the league. But [Crystal Palace] are a good example that everyone plays to win.
“Aston Villa will play to win. It is a difficult place to go [Manchester City]. I am not concerned about that game. It’s disrespectful to Wolves. They will come here and want to win.
“If I could play a game to help Dortmund or Mainz it would mean for me, an extra motivation.
“But I’m not playing and Stevie isn’t playing. It is a shame that Stevie is not playing more than I am not playing.
‘We’re all human beings. Stevie will take it seriously without me calling him or whatever. Probably the rest of the club has done already, but I didn’t.”
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