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Arsenal star Dani Ceballos hails Liverpool as best pressing team hes ever faced

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Ceballos was shocked by Liverpools relentless pressure (Picture: Reuters)

Dani Ceballos has heaped praise on Liverpool after being left stunned the Reds pressing game.

Arsenal suffered a 3-1 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield last month, with on-loan Real Madrid midfielder Ceballos playing 61 minutes against Jurgen Klopps side.

Liverpool are reigning Champions League winners and top of the Premier League table, but Ceballos admitted he was left shell shocked by the league leaders.

I had never seen anything like it, he said.

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Liverpool cruised by Arsenal 3-1 at Anfield (Picture: EPA)

Ive not seen up until now a team that plays better, that presses better. That game had quite an impact on me.

They suck the air out of you. You spend so much time defending and when you want to catch your breath and get on the ball for a bit, theyve taken it from you again.

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I think Jurgen [Klopp] now has the team he first had in mind when he started four years ago.

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