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Carragher: Nothing can get in the way of Liverpool winning the Premier League

Winning the Premier League title should be prioritised over progressing in cup competitions for Liverpool, according to Jamie Carragher.

Jurgen Klopp's men have raced into an eight-point lead at the Premier League summit after 12 fixtures of the 2019-20 campaign, with their unbeaten record still intact.

A 3-1 win over reigning champions Manchester City at Anfield just before the international break hammered home the Reds' title credentials, with a potentially tricky trip to Crystal Palace up next on Saturday.

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That fixture at Selhurst Park marks the beginning of a congested festive period consisting of 13 matches in 40 days, with Champions League, FIFA Club World Cup and Carabao Cup outings included.