Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany says his side are ready for the Premier League showdown at Anfield this weekend.
Liverpool host Pep Guardiola’s Citizens this Sunday on Merseyside and Kompany has confirmed there’s more than just three points at stake.
City, who are the champions, lead the table on goal difference ahead of Liverpool, and the Belgium defender says his team-mates are up for for he difficult game:
He told Sky Sports: "It's a big game. Both teams are at the top of the league at the moment.
"It's too early to be defining but it certainly has the feeling that a lot more is at play than the three points.
"These games are always the ones you want to win. They are certainly a team in form and are playing at home - it will certainly be a difficult game for us.
"But I think this team has always shown we are up for these kinds of games."