Liverpool receive boost as Tottenham boss reveals duo are out injured

Ruben Hill
September 14, 2018

We've got a big month ahead with Spurs, Chelsea and Manchester City, so there are some really big games in there coupled with the Champions League.

"How do you prepare a game when you don't focus on it?"

"Last year I don't even think Gary would have said 'let City win the Champions League".

"If it's late in the season that you see you have a chance to do that or do this and all that stuff". We have to play football.

It will mark the start of an extremely busy period for Klopp's side, with seven matches in 23 days on the horizon, and Klopp admits squad rotation will be required in the coming weeks, although Adam Lallana (groin) and Dejan Lovren (pelvis) remain sidelined.

Klopp welcomed back the last of Liverpool's worldwide contingent when Alisson Becker, Fabinho and Roberto Firmino returned to training on Thursday.

Hugo Lloris on the other hand, is not injured, but was pulled over by police for driving while intoxicated about which the Argentinian coach stated: "He said he is sorry, anyone can make a mistake, he did it and he is suffering, he is punishing himself".

"We had similar questions about Robbo [Firmino] and Oxlade {Chamberlin]". Fabinho is full of energy and desire.

The Reds resume their Premier League campaign on Saturday after the global break, looking to extend their unbeaten start to 2018/19.

Jordan Henderson and Heung-min Son during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield on February 4, 2018 in Liverpool, England. "If he wants to take it, take it ... but of course his potential is to be a very, very good player for England and Tottenham, first for Tottenham and then if England believe that he can help them for England too".

"It was a very hard game for us because we made big mistakes around their goals". It was after we won 7-0 v Maribor. It was kind of a wake-up call for the players. "I would never judge a player on 20 minutes of his life".

"I think Tottenham should have probably have signed more players in the summer".

Simon Mignolet is available for the trip to Wembley after a finger injury and will take his place on the bench.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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