Liverpool star Georginio Wijnaldum predicts Arsenal will be easier opponents than struggling Cardiff

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Arsenals 11-game winning run came to an end at Crystal Palace on Sunday (Picture: Getty)

Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum has predicted Arsenal are likely to represent easier opposition than struggling Cardiff were last weekend.

Jurgen Klopps side continued their impressive start to the new season with an ultimately comprehensive 4-1 win over Neil Warnocks strugglers at Anfield and face the Gunners in a top of the table clash this coming Saturday.

Arsenal have been in impressive form themselves of late, winning 11 games in a row before Sundays 2-2 draw at Crystal Palace and Wijnaldum believes Unai Emerys attack-minded approach may play into Liverpool hands and result in a much more open contest.

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Mohamed Salah scored in Saturdays 4-1 win over Cardiff (Picture: Getty)

He said: Its more difficult than other games. When you play a top team they are trying to create chances, so when you have the ball you will have more spaces, they will try to press you.

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But with them they dont really press. They were marking the spaces and their wingers played like left-back and right-back.

It was difficult but we managed to score four goals.

Arsenal conceded seven times in two games against Liverpool last season (Picture: Getty)

Mohamed Salah now has four goals in his last three games after having scored just once in his previous seven outings and Wijnaldum believes signs are positive that the Egypt international is returning to the record breaking form of last season.

He has to continue to do that in a lot of games, not only the three games, he added.

Hes in a good way and hopefully he can keep it like that.

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