By Kishan Vaghela For Mailonline
Published: 09:06 GMT, 23 November 2020 | Updated: 09:11 GMT, 23 November 2020
Gary Neville insists Chelsea and Tottenham can challenge Liverpool for the Premier League title after labelling the injury to Virgil van Dijk as a 'gamechanger'.
Jose Mourinho's men shot up to the top of the table after a ruthless 2-0 win against Manchester City at the weekend, with Jurgen Klopp's champions joining them on 20 points after beating Leicester at Anfield.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Frank Lampard's side meanwhile sit two points behind the duo after their victory against Newcastle, and will face Spurs in their next Premier League fixture on Sunday.
Gary Neville believes Chelsea and Tottenham can challenge Liverpool for the title with Jurgen Klopp (second from right) having to do without Virgil van Dijk (third from right)
Jose Mourinho's Spurs currently sit top of the Premier League after beating Manchester City
And speaking on The Gary Neville Podcast ahead of the Reds' win on Sunday, Neville believes the two London sides can compete with Klopp's men due to van Dijk's long-term injury sustained in last month's Merseyside derby, which 'exposes them a lot more'.
'Is it a season where Jose Mourinho and Frank Lampard being up against each other in a title race?,' Neville said.
'I thought Liverpool would run away with it, but not now, not with the Virgil van Dijk injury. That's the one that is the gamechanger and exposes them a lot more.'
'We thought Chelsea might be interesting at the start of the season