Chelsea boss Antonio Conte had been the only previous coach to win the award three times in a row during Chelsea's title winning campaign last season.
While Coutinho's departure brought the curtain down on his role in Liverpool's attacking "Fab four", Klopp's three remaining big hitters will ensure the Reds pose a major threat to City's unbeaten record.
City have the EPL's best attack, having scored 64 goals in 22 games, but Ian Wright believes Liverpool's attack - the second-most prolific in the league with 50 goals scored - is just as good, even without the now departed Philippe Coutinho.
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"Klopp was struggling to fit Coutinho, Saido Mane, Roberto Firmino, Mo Salah and Adam Lallana into the same team".
"If you can get in between the lines and at the two (City) centre halves, which I feel we can, then there are chances and goals there".
"They're still human", reminds Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain as he assesses his Sunday - one which he will more than likely spend trying to find ways of trapping the supposed extra-terrestrials of Manchester City. Of all the mistakes in a haphazard approach to the summer transfer window - which ultimately cost Ronald Koeman his job - failing to sign a striker to replace Romelu Lukaku was the least forgivable.
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"If I said yes now I would disagree with the manager, and that wouldn't be so smart!" "As a Scouser you always remember the first time you play at Anfield". The fact he has gone now and we have to think, "What have we got that is going to get the job done". I'm quite sure that I will never be the same player again that I was.
The Belgian has contributed eight goals and 12 assists in all competitions in his 30 appearances this term, helping his club to gain what is surely an impeachable lead over rivals Manchester United in the Premier League.
Moreno was Liverpool's first choice LB before getting injured. We were up against each other and I remember we had a couple of challenges but they were fair.
The atmosphere at Anfield could make for a very different game.
While going strong in the Champions League. They're the only side who have managed to come close to City's tally, matching them with 16 over the last six games.
Manchester City have just been absolutely brilliant but this will be a tough test for them.
"Both teams have proved they are capable of anything", he said. "I'd probably say my favourite goal was the one that broke the [calendar year] record against Southampton, he added".