"They have midweek with the Champions League, so it's not easy to compete in all the competitions".
"When you have no concerns on your mind you are able to win a lot of times", Gundogan said.
"But I'm kind of anxious about Liverpool because it's not even in March yet and I'm seeing signs that they do look a bit nervous".
The teams will face on Monday at London Stadium in a Premier League Round 25 game.
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"We are still second".
"Klopp has solid and reliable midfielders who are doing a good job, but you don't see any of them producing wonder goals when the chips are down and that piles all the pressure on Salah, Firmino and Mane to deliver week after week".
"It is not exactly going how we want - that's how it is".
Fans will be wary however that Hammers manager Manuel Pellegrini knows how to derail a Liverpool title-bid.
A hard few weeks got worse for the 23 year-old, who was exposed in the most telling moments of a challenging evening for a team that has lost some of its fizz in a run of just two victories from their last five matches before this meeting.
"I remember somebody asking [about the quadruple] past year before we lost at Wigan [in the FA Cup]", he said.
The Egyptian maverick goes into the game as the leading goalscorer in the Premier League, with 16 strikes against his name so far, while he also has seven assists to go along with. He needs more time. I'm just gutted we didn't come away with the three points.