Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that Liverpool are keen on reaching the final of the Champions League for a third consecutive campaign. The Reds take on Red Bull Salzburg in the midweek match hopefully that they will be able to reach the next round of the competition as the group winners. However, it will be rather difficult for Liverpool to reach the latter stages of the competition, as they are already looking at a fixture congestion. The squad has been stretched in recent weeks, but Klopp says that Liverpool are aiming for a third successive Champions League final.
Manchester City midfielder Rodri has said that Liverpool are the best team in Europe on their basis of their performance in the Champions League. The Reds finished runners-up to Real Madrid for the 2018 Champions League title but they managed to improve their performance and beat Tottenham Hotspur to the European crown last term.
boss Jurgen Klopp has indicated that there is no rift between Sadio Mane and
Mohamed Salah. Mane was understandably furious after he failed to receive the
ball from Salah in a goalscoring position against Burnley and the frustration
was quite evident even after his substitution at the closing stages of the
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has said that goalkeeper Alisson Becker may not have sustained a long-term injury and he could return to action in a couple of weeks’ time. The Brazil international picked up a calf problem during the season opener against Norwich City at Anfield and he was thereafter replaced by Adrian, who was the club’s only senior signing during the summer transfer window.
England international Adam Lallana has said that he is prepared to play anywhere for Liverpool after suffering a couple of injury-plagued seasons with the team. The former Southampton graduate was once regarded as one of the standout performers in the squad but his requirement has dropped in the past few seasons where he has struggled with fitness concerns.
Speaking to the club’s official website, Lallana said that he is pleased to be playing regularly during pre-season and looking forward to adapting to a deeper midfield role where he started in the recent 3-1 friendly win over Lyon, he told: “It’s nice. I found myself playing there a few times this pre-season and I’m happy to play anywhere. I’ve enjoyed it, obviously getting on the ball.