Jurgen Klopp opens up on leaving 27-year-old out of the squad and Liverpool’s chances of winning multiple trophies this season
Liverpool FC are particularly loaded in the attacking department and hence having Takumi Minamino completely left out of their 2-0 win match against Brighton.
The 27-year-old Japan international has been in a very fine goalscoring form this season and has contributed nine goals so far.
Speaking on the decision to drop Minamino in an exclusive interview with Sky Sports, Klopp said:
“It is incredibly hard for him and for me as well because it is really tough these kind of things. Taki is in an incredible moment.”
“Of course, it is. Funnily enough, apart from Luis, it is the same squad that we had when we started the season.
“We had this strong squad, they were just unavailable. Now they are available.
“That makes it the squad that we always wanted to have.”
The reds are in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup and the UEFA Champions League.
They are also just four points behind Manchester City in the Premier League with a game in hand.
Speaking about Liverpool’s chances of winning a quadruple, Klopp said:
“If you reach March in an interesting part of the table, in the quarter-finals, in all the competitions, then it looks like it could be a really good season.
“Being there, being ready for the fight of your life is a chaljurhelenge.But the boys are greedy in a good way and hopefully they can get something from it.
“The finishing line is never straight and you never go over it at full speed, you limp over it. But as long as you make it, it is all good.”
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