Maurizio Sarri admits he has sympathy for Liverpool soon after they missed out on winning the title in spite of selecting up 97 points.

Jurgen Klopp’s side have been pipped to the Premier League title on the final day by Manchester City, in spite of recording the third-highest points total in the league’s history.

Chelsea manager Sarri admits he feels sympathy for Klopp’s side, obtaining completed runners-up in Serie A with Napoli in spite of a 91 point haul final season – a record for a runner up in the Italian leading flight.

Sarri also praised the competitiveness of the Premier League, hailing it as ‘the ideal in the world’.

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“Every match in England is challenging and so competitive simply because the Premier League is the ideal in the planet,” Sarri stated in his post-match press conference.

“It’s why I believe now of [Jurgen] Klopp simply because to get 97 points in this league with out winning it is quite challenging.

“I believed I was unlucky final season finishing second with 91 points so I can realize how he is feeling.”

Chelsea and Liverpool each have the prospects of European finals at the finish of the month, with the Blues facing Arsenal and Jurgen Klopp’s side facing Spurs in the Europa and Champions League finals respectively.

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