The Brazil legend has also suggested that the summer arrival of goalkeeper Alisson and the efforts of versatile forward Firmino could prove key for Jurgen Klopp's team.
It's the start of the @PremierLeague today. Who do you think will win? I think it's the year of Liverpool, Alisson and Firmino! // É o início da Premier League hoje. Quem você pensa que vai vencer? Eu acho que este é o ano do @LFC, com @Alissonbecker e Firmino! https://t.co/59koCXIIqP— Pelé (@Pele) August 10, 2018
Liverpool have only finished in the top two of the Premier League on two occasions over the past decade, while the club have not won the league title since 1990.
The North-West outfit play host to West Ham United in their opening fixture on Sunday afternoon.