Jurgen Klopp faces an interesting set of fixtures as he tries to get the Reds back into the top four of the Premier League. Ahead of the weekend game against Bournemouth, the German manager has given an update on the team news and other things.
Klopp has confirmed that goalkeeper Simon Mignolet will return to the starting XI on Sunday after being left out of the midweek clash against West Bromwich Albion. The ‘keeper sustained an ankle knock during last weekend’s 1-1 draw against Everton but is now ready to reclaim his place from Lorius Karius, who kept a clean sheet against West Brom.
Klopp also gave an update on Adam Lallana saying that the England international is available for the Sunday clash. The midfielder has made just one appearance for the Reds this season after suffering an injury in the pre-season. However, the Reds will be without Joel Matip and Alberto Moreno as the manager has to grapple with injury concerns. Along with the duo, another player unavailable for selection is Daniel Sturridge.
Klopp also said on our official website that his rotation policy is to make sure that his players are kept fresh ahead of the hectic period of games.
How did the fans take his view? Some of them are interested more in winning than plain rotation for the sake of it. Here are some of the reactions.
We are not interested in any rotation. Maintain a winning team
— Johnnie danso (@OcantaDee) December 15, 2017
Its alright doing that if you have quality coming in,big game like everton the strongest team should of started
— Robbie green (@kongdarts) December 15, 2017
I get the rotation part, but the squad is t good enough to rotate to be consistent gaining points.
— S.O.C (@ScorpioStevie) December 15, 2017
Don,t put Salah on the bench we need him in start line
— Don Elhamahmy (@don_elhamahmy) December 15, 2017
What fit to scrape a draw against @WBA ??
— royston vasey (@tandragee1) December 15, 2017
So play them if they’re fit.
— Sexy Xeno (@Sexy_Xenomorph) December 15, 2017
If we didn’t have such super fit, highly rotated players, we might have drawn at home against two of the worst teams in the league.
— E (@ThatBoyRitto) December 15, 2017