Klopp, who is in his third season in charge at Anfield, is still searching for his first trophy as Liverpool manager, but his side remain in this season's Champions League, while at the same time pushing for a second-place finish in the Premier League.
Pep Guardiola's Manchester City are running away with the Premier League title and Nicol has no complaints about the Spaniard being considered top of the pops.
"You need to be there, everyone knows that and we trained that of course, around second balls where we had to be - but we were not there".
In the aftermath of Saturday lunchtime's victory over local rivals Liverpool, Lingard's social media joked that McTominay had to remind Lingard and fellow United teammate Marcus Rashford about United's match on Tuesday night, putting an end to their plans for a celebration of the Liverpool victory.
"I think [fourth official] Martin Atkinson, after so many years of this, made the right decision". It's really rare I use the last game for preparation, too much time between. "We didn't get them so we lost 2-1", he told Sky Sports. We didn't play bad.
"There are reasons why they still have two points more than us".
"They (United) had a very good result without a good game vs Crystal Palace".
"But in the moment I can not, and I don't want to, think about anything else".
"Unfortunately, we couldn't break them down", the defender said.
"Right now, I'm probably not learning the most on the pitch", said the former academy graduate, who hopes to play a key role for England at the World Cup in Russia."In training is where I'm doing most of my learning".
"We are in a different situation".
"It's a very hard game, who can go there and think three points are already in the pocket, it doesn't work". For them it will be maybe a good point but for us, we never play for a point.