"Fabinho, Keita, Alisson are all good players and they give Liverpool strength in depth and competition for places, which does increase performance, but would any of those players get in City's team?"
Roberto Firmino, Georginio Wijnaldum and Daniel Sturridge all got on the scoresheet for the Reds while midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri provided a sublime assist for the latter's third and final goal. I don't know. I'm happy about the game tonight and about what we did, the whole atmosphere.
Keita is one of four new faces to arrive at Liverpool this summer, with Jürgen Klopp slashing out just under £180 million, and they are being hotly tipped to make a real push for the Premier League title this season.
In the second half at Anfield midfielders Fabinho - who missed an early penalty - and Marko Grujic both filled in as Van Dijk only played 45 minutes but Klopp is not anxious ahead of Sunday's visit of West Ham. "Maybe we will do some magic things with the formation on Tuesday".
'I was not surprised to be honest but as a human being I was hoping for it and I loved it, ' he added.
Liverpool begin their Premier League campaign at home to West Ham on 12 August.
"Last season runners up in the league and the FA Cup, ok not good enough for Manchester United but I don't think it's a bad as people are making out".
The Liverpool captain only returned to training on Sunday, but Klopp did not rule him out of contention to feature against West Ham on the weekend.
The Champions League finalists will kick off as second favourites behind Manchester City, and they're seen as the Citizens' main rivals for a reason, as they dished out one of only two City defeats of the Premier League season past year.
"He said: "[I'm] not sure, don't know - we have to see how he reacts. "It is not about judging our situation and thinking 'Wow, really good.' We need to be ready each week - not only for a few games".