"We do it differently to Monaco", saId Klopp.
None of these players featured at the World Cup, with Smalling and Shaw not picked by Gareth Southgate for England while Valencia's Ecuador and Bailly's Ivory Coast failed to qualify for the summer tournament. "Everything is now so important in football and we have to collect their bones afterwards, more or less".
Henderson and Lovren had long campaigns at the 2018 World Cup with England and Croatia respectively, having reached the semi-finals.
"It was a hard fight to convince Jordan he needed a holiday", Klopp said.
"If the same thing happens here, I don't mind whether I have to defend or attack". On the phone, I said "crazy".
"Jordan will be back on Aug 5 and Dejan will be back on Aug 6", he said.
"That would mean five days training after three weeks' holiday".
The 24-year-old has slotted in well so far this pre-season, providing Jurgen Klopp with the specialist defensive midfielder the Reds have been lacking since the departure of Javier Mascherano. "He is a phenomenon and needs to be congratulated, and as soon as I have the chance I will". "He wanted to be in earlier as well". I understand City are the champions and produced excellent football last season, but we will do our best to get the title from them and make everyone here happy'. "If they need a leg behind, I'll assist behind".
Alisson has medical ahead of Liverpool move AS Roma's goalkeeper Alisson is undergoing a medical at Liverpool after the Italian club received a "significant offer", sporting director Monchi said yesterday.
Liverpool finished a distance behind Pep Guardiola's centurions last season in the Premier League but, in the Champions League and one meeting at Anfield in January, the gap between the sides was fractional.
Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp during the warm up before the match.