Van Dijk, Gomez, and the rest of their Liverpool teammates would be better served focusing on their own upcoming ties, rather than worry about the standards being set by the defending champions Manchester City, according to the Dutchman.
Liverpool were briefly top themselves following a 2-0 victory over Fulham on Sunday.
Both clubs are in with a shout of winning this season's Premier League title, although it's patently clear that City are the team to beat.
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has said the club can not afford to worry about the form of champions Manchester City while they continue their own bid to win the Premier League title.
He wants that I enjoy the game but also to try to make an impact and create some good chances for the team. "It was the first time in the season I think that they played like this, with four or five centre-halves".
Shaqiri has continued to impress in a Liverpool shirt after the Merseyside club triggered a £13.5 million release clause in his Stoke City contract in July. He was professional, but there were small things what I wanted to give the player on his way to be one of the best players, to play for Liverpool or Bayern Munich.
"The Premier League has great intensity, you have to be really focused all the time".
"At Chelsea there are still some team-mates that I played with but at Liverpool there is nobody there - only Alberto Moreno, who I played with at the national team". I thought he was the best left-back I saw after Roberto Carlos.
However, the 27-year-old bounced back in the Premier League fixture after the club record signing helped Liverpool FC to keep their eighth clean sheet of the Premier League campaign.
Fulham battled at Anfield but remain rooted to the bottom of the table after a sixth consecutive Premier League defeat.
"Firmino - he's my favourite player at the moment in the Premier League the way he plays - but something's not quite right". In fact, former Manchester United star Nemanja Vidić revealed why he had such a hard time playing against the former Atlético Madrid player.
Now plying his trade with Sagan Tosu, the 34-year-old - who completed a controversial £50 million move from Anfield to west London in January 2011 - has admitted which of his former clubs he would rather see lift this season's Premier League trophy.
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