Premier League champions Man City have become one of the Reds' new football enemies.
Premier League leaders Liverpool have more natural enemies than other clubs have, according to Jurgen Klopp.
The Reds boss said the champions have also become one of their new football enemies and he reckons there are other sides who will emerge in due time.
Speaking ahead of their clash against arch-rivals Manchester United at Anfield on Sunday, Klopp said: “Liverpool is obviously the natural enemy of some clubs; we have more natural enemies than other clubs have, probably because of our history and how successful the club was.
“When we play United it’s the most important game of the year. When we play Everton it’s the most important game of the year.
“Now City is becoming more and more this kind of ‘football enemy’.
“But last year, second-last matchday, we played Newcastle. I have no clue if there were any problems between Liverpool and Newcastle in the past but it felt like they not only wanted to win the game but to stop us being champions.
“The game was so intense it was incredible. Newcastle weren’t playing for anything really, so that’s special. You feel sometimes that when we go somewhere. I don’t think we gained any new enemies, but we have enough to be honest!”