Jurgen Klopp on possibility of changes against Napoli

LFC Globe
3rd October 2018
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Jurgen Klopp insisted this weekend's clash against Man City will not influence his team selection against on Wednesday night - but he could make 'one or two changes'.

A 23-man squad flew to Naples ahead of their second Group C fixture against Napoli at the Stadio San Paolo.

Klopp has no fresh injury concerns, with only , and sidelined - meaning the manager has plenty of options to mix things up following the 1-1 to on Saturday.

The manager insists he is solely focused on Wednesday's fixture and will select a team to do the job in Italy, however he could make a few changes to his starting eleven.

“It's no problem. It's really difficult to think about anything other than the next game – we only think about the next game, but not the next game after the next game! It is always like this,” Klopp told Liverpoolfc.com.

“In the moment it is all fine and we have to use it. We will see, maybe we will make one or two changes or whatever – maybe more – but it's all about this game. It's the only way I understand it.

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“We are in good shape, we have good rhythm and that's something we have to use so let's try our best.

“It's not that you can say, ‘OK, Champions League in Naples, I will make five or six changes' and then for City you make six changes again, then who are the other six because the six that played already, they cannot play on Sunday… it's difficult really.

“We will think about this game and then we will see who we can use for City.”

Naby Keita is likely to be recalled to the side, whilst , and are all vying to be in the manager's plans.

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