Liverpool v Aston Villa: Team News


                                Jürgen Klopp a promis de continuer à aligner le `` meilleur XI '' disponible jusqu'à la fin de la saison, alors qu'il parlait avant la rencontre de Liverpool avec Aston Villa.

Les Reds ont été couronnés champions de Premier League pour la première fois la semaine dernière et il reste six rencontres dans la campagne.

But Klopp insists that the title is already secure will not affect his team selection as he strives to continue to increase his team’s point scoring.

Asked about the importance of the rest of 2019-2020 for some of the club’s young people, the boss replied: “We want to win football games and to win football games, the best players must be on the field.

“And when the young players are among these best players, they will be on the field.

“They are so close, they are really good and they are our future 100%. But they won’t play now because I want to see them in a Premier League match. We don’t give Premier League games as Christmas gifts, we can’t do that.

“We just want to do it because it is and the boys are really good. But like I said, it’s not like making appearances or Premier League games like candy.

“We have to make sure that the best eleven that day is on the field and that the other guys who will register best in training will arrive. ”

In the aftermath of Thursday’s defeat at Manchester City, Klopp confirmed Joe Gomez the half-time withdrawal was due to the booking as opposed to any physical problem.

Joel Matip is sidelined for the rest of the season with a foot injury, while Dejan Lovren missed the City shock with a light blow.

Klopp reported in preparation for Thursday’s meeting that xherdan Shaqiri had resumed training.

Meanwhile, Aston Villa boss Dean Smith ruled the defender Matt Targett out of the trip to Merseyside due to injuries.

“It is not as bad as we first feared and it could be back for Crystal Palace,” Smith told reporters.

Targett rejoint Bjorn english (Achille), Wesley and goalkeeper À M Heaton (both knees) on the sidelines, although the rear Frédéric Guilbert could make its first appearance since restarting the league after overcoming a knee problem.

Villa, who currently ranks 18th in the Premier League, will have had a seven-day break by the time she faces the champions.

“It has been beneficial,” said Smith. “We had to recover from such an intense period.

“I was frustrated with the schedule, but what we got was seven days to recover.

“We have a chance, we made Liverpool work very hard [at Villa Park] and we were three minutes away from winning it ourselves. ”

Last time

Manchester City 4-0 Liverpool (July 2): Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson, Fabinho, Henderson, Wijnaldum, Mane, Salah, Firmino.

Aston Villa 0-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers (26 juin): Nyland, Konsa, Hause, Mings, Targett, Nakamba, Douglas Luiz, Hourihane, Grealish, Davis, Samatta.



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