Jürgen Klopp has defined the reasoning behind his choice to make two modifications to Liverpool’s beginning line-up in opposition to Arsenal tonight.
The champions restore Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Trent Alexander-Arnold to their XI at Emirates Stadium, with Curtis Jones and Neco Williams dropping to the bench.
Talking solely to Liverpoolfc.com’s all-new Match Centre, Klopp stated: “I preferred plenty of issues within the final recreation and we have had yet another day relaxation between video games, which helps.
“We had actually good choices on the bench to vary, so there’s at all times the possibility to attempt to begin with two or three gamers completely different from the final line-up after which you’ll be able to convey them again and stuff like this. That’s one choice, after all.
“We determined for this time for this selection and we are going to begin with just about an identical line-up [to Burnley]. We’ve made two modifications – Curtis and Neco, each of the boys performed brilliantly [against Burnley].
“Naby might have began simply, he’s in actually fine condition. Ox has a dynamic we want in opposition to most likely a again 5.
“We should be very full of life, we ought to be as tuned as attainable in opposition to Arsenal as a result of safety can be important as a result of the counter-attacking menace is absolutely huge.
“Will probably be thrilling. We simply need to play soccer in opposition to a football-playing aspect; we should defend as nicely, however the largest problem can be to guard our personal assaults as a result of on the counter-attack they’ve a powerful set-up.”
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