Gary Neville says the Premier League will be in Liverpool's favour if they lose to Bayern

Gary Neville thinks Liverpool will be favourites for the Premier League... if they go out of the Champions League to Bayern

Liverpool's Premier League hopes took another blow on Sunday as they were held 0-0 by Everton at Goodison Park.

Jurgen Klopp's side had multiple chances to win the game, with Mohamed Salah guilty of missing a one-on-one in both halves.

Fabinho also had a clear cut opportunity but his first touch alluded him with the goal at his mercy.

The Reds held a seven-point lead at the top of the table at the turn of the year.

But, after that draw against Everton, Manchester City have now overtaken them and hold a one-point lead.

Pep Guardiola's side are now heavy favourites to go on and lift their second successive Premier League title.

With nine games to go, the title is no longer in Liverpool's hands and they will have to hope Man City drop points in the run-in.

Jurgen Klopp now has a decision to make.

Does he try and win both the Champions League and the Premier League, or does he prioritise one competition?

Jurgen Klopp's side dropped points again against Everton

Gary Neville has had his say, and he's urged Liverpool to concentrate on the Premier League.

Liverpool drew 0-0 with Bayern in their Champions League last 16 first leg, and he thinks the Merseyside club should exit the competition and go all out for the Premier League.

If they do lose to Bayern, Neville thinks the title will be in Liverpool's favour.

"I’ve always thought that for Liverpool to win the league they have to have a clean fixture list," he said on the Gary Neville Podcast.

"I’m gonna say it. Go out against Bayern Munich.

Gary Neville thinks Liverpool should go out of the Champions League to Bayern

"That seems like madness. You can’t play to lose a game.

"But actually I think it’ll be in Liverpool’s favour if they can have a clean run."

Neville made a similar statement back in September, when he said Liverpool should kick the Champions League 'into touch'.

Klopp was baffled at the time but, with Liverpool having the best opportunity to win their first Premier League title, he may well now prioritise catching Man City over Champions League glory.

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