Jurgen Klopp is assured that each Trent Alexander-Arnold and Andrew Robertson will likely be obtainable for choice for Liverpool’s sport in opposition to Spurs on Sunday.
Alexander-Arnold was absent via sickness as Liverpool beat Genk 4-1 within the Champions League on Wednesday night time whereas Robertson got here off simply over an hour into that clash after receiving a knock.
The pair are integral to Liverpool’s fashion of play underneath Klopp and neither have a pure substitute within the squad with James Milner filling in for Alexander-Arnold in midweek and Joe Gomez changing Robertson.
However, Klopp revealed in his pre-match convention that Alexander-Arnold’s situation improved on Thursday, whereas Robertson was taken off as a precaution in opposition to the Belgian aspect with Sunday’s sport in thoughts.
Discussing the health of the pair, he mentioned: ‘Yeah, we just rested Robbo. We thought that’s sufficient for in the present day [against Genk], 60 minutes. He may do it and did it. He is okay.
‘Trent is fine. Or looked fine, if there is no setback. He was ill – ill enough to not travel with us, which is not a good sign, but yesterday he had a clearing session and if it is as it was yesterday then he should be fine.’
Since the beginning of final season, Alexander-Arnold and Robertson have provided the best quantity of assists in Liverpool’s squad with 14 apiece, in addition to essentially the most of any defenders within the Premier League, highlighting their significance to the aspect.
Although Klopp expects his first-choice full-backs to return in opposition to Mauricio Pochettino’s aspect at Anfield, he was much less certain over the health of Joel Matip, after the Cameroonian missed the win over Genk.
‘With Joel, we have to see. I didn’t see him but. I don’t know 100 per cent,’ Klopp mentioned.
Liverpool will likely be trying to return to successful methods within the Premier League following final weekend’s 1-1 draw with Manchester United however face a Spurs aspect recent from a 5-Zero victory over Red Star Belgrade on Tuesday.