Alison Becker, the main goalkeeper of the Lipa team, is close to recovering from the injury. However, coach Jurgen Klopp has revealed that he will not play in Wednesday’s friendly against Selburg.
He has not been able to participate in other friendly matches since he played a friendly match against Manchester United in Bangkok two weeks ago. Now it is known that the Liverpool goalkeeper is close to be able play again.
Klopp’s key players will join Salzburg in their training camp in Austria tomorrow ahead of Saturday’s FA Community Shield clash with Manchester City.
Speaking to Liverpoolfc on Tuesday afternoon, manager Klopp discussed the challenge facing Salzburg and the current state of the squad.
Jurgen Klopp interview statements
Klopp said, “Wednesday’s match against Salzburg is a difficult match. “The new season has start in Austria. So for us, they are on a completely different level. We will feel it.
“We have a big game to start our season next Saturday. definitely have to make changes. I would like to say that you can use all of them.
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“This afternoon is also an important meeting for us. It is not yet know who may be involve in this moment. We have to look at the situation and play the game. It’s pre-season so we’ll have to deal with it.
“Diogo Jota will definitely not be here. This is clear. But there are boys who are still here despite being injured. They certainly weren’t for Salzburg. Especially Ali – I think he’s close to coming back.
“Now from 2 pm to 5 pm I will wait for the message and then I will know who can train well this afternoon. After that, we’ll see you at the game tomorrow.
“All pre-season games are important. From a physical point of view, From a tactical perspective, You have to look at yourself from a growing point of view. We are watching,” he said.
Klopp had this to say about the possibility of the players being forced to play close to 90 minutes in the friendly against the Austrian champions at the Red Bull Arena.
“This will not be a problem for Saturday’s game. We want to do things a little differently this preseason. We will be able to meet. All players will play 90 minutes for the first time on Saturday.
We trained for that. Training can be tailored. Strong to a certain point. Although the competitions are very difficult, we have taken care of those things and let’s see how we can grow this season.
“For City, it’s not very special, Maybe they just came back from America yesterday. So the competition will be tough.” He said.