Liverpool confirm 21-man squad for Red Star Belgrade clash

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6th November 2018
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Jurgen Klopp has named a 21-man squad to travel to Liverpool's clash with .

The Reds turn their attention back to their European campaign as they head to Serbia on Monday ahead of their fourth game of Group C on Tuesday.

The Reds thrashed Red Star at last month and will be looking to get back to winning ways after Saturday's 1-1 with at the Emirates.

Klopp has named a 21-man squad but has been forced to omit Yugoslavian born in order to avoid “distractions”.

The German insisted there is no political message behind the omission but are “keen to be respectful and keen to avoid any distractions that would take focus from a 90-minute-plus contest that is important for football and only football.”

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Reds captain (hamstring) and (illness) continue to miss out, although Klopp added the former was “was close, but not close enough,” suggesting he could return against this weekend.

and Naby Keita both return from injury and travel to Belgrade, although they are likely to only be on the substitutes bench.

and both travel, whilst is included and likely to play a part should Klopp decide to rotate his stars.

Liverpool's 21-man Squad

Goalkeepers: Alisson, Mignolet, Kelleher

Defenders: Van Dijk, Gomez, Lovren, Matip, Alexander-Arnold, Robertson, Moreno

Midfielders: Wijnaldum, , Keita, Milner, Lallana

Forwards: Firmino, Mane, Salah, Sturridge, Origi, Solanke

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