Jurgen Klopp reflects on Ibrahima Konate decision as Liverpool contemplate big change – .

Jurgen Klopp reflects on Ibrahima Konate decision as Liverpool contemplate big change – .

Liverpool continued their Premier League title challenge with a memorable victory at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday.
Divock Origi scored four minutes after the stoppage time as the Reds clinched a spectacular 1-0 victory.

Liverpool will now aim to maintain their 100% Champions League record when they finish the group stage at AC Milan on Tuesday.

And here, we anticipate the changes Jurgen Klopp could make when his team are next in action.

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Everything changes in defense?

While there is a chance Liverpool could field a completely different starting XI against Milan, it seems unlikely given how Klopp resisted such a temptation against Porto a fortnight ago.

That said, with the Reds having made three tough Premier League games in eight days with minimal changes, much more rotation is to be expected – albeit limited by the number of eligible players.

There are obvious candidates waiting in defense.

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Ibrahima Konate is set to replace Joel Matip while Virgil van Dijk is also expected to be on rest. Joe Gomez, back in training last week, and Nat Phillips are fighting for the start.

At the back, Kostas Tsimikas and Neco Williams are on standby to replace Andy Robertson and Trent Alexander-Arnold, although Conor Bradley and Owen Beck could be options if not required for the Under-19s in their game. of the UEFA Youth League. against Milan a few hours earlier.

In the goal, if Alisson Becker had to rest, Caoimhin Kelleher ahead of Adrian to replace the sticks.

Keita decision

One midfielder who will definitely not feature is James Milner, who is suspended for the game.

Tyler Morton, the teenager who impressed on his Champions League debut against Porto last month, is set to start.

Jordan Henderson, Thiago Alcantara and Fabinho have started the last three league games and are all candidates for rest.

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This means Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain could come in while Naby Keita could also appear after returning to training following a hamstring problem.

Curtis Jones waits for the green light to resume play after an abnormal eye injury while Harvey Elliott remains out.

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Even without his Molineux exploits on Saturday, Divock Origi would be strongly tipped to start against Milan, having also started the Anfield clash between the teams.

Takumi Minamino will also be hungry for minutes, but injury and ineligibility means at least one of three recent leaders Mohamed Salah, Diogo Jota and Sadio Mane could feature.

Roberto Firmino is still on the sidelines while teenage winger Kaide Gordon is barred from making the Champions League group stage.


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