Jurgen Klopp raves about Liverpool FC: I’ve never had a situation like this

The Liverpool FC boss opens up about his unique situation at Anfield

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp Photo: The Sport Review

Jurgen Klopp admits he has never been in the situation where the Liverpool FC manager has been forced to leave out quality players from his team.

The Reds were brilliant 5-0 winners at Porto in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 clash in Portugal last week.

Liverpool FC have scored 28 times in the Champions League so far this term to outscore Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid in the current campaign.

The Merseyside outfit eased to a 2-0 victory over Southampton at St Mary’s earlier this month to move to within two points of Manchester United in the Premier League table.

Klopp has been forced to leave out players such as Danny Ings, Ragnar Klavan, Dominic Solanke and Ben Woodburn from his Liverpool FC squads despite their talent.

The German coach enjoyed great success at Borussia Dortmund over a five-season spell at Westfalenstadion, winning two Bundesliga titles and finishing as Champions League runners-up.

However, Klopp insists he has never been in the unique situation of having to leave out quality players from his squad until the 2017-18 campaign at Liverpool FC.

“It’s really hard in the moment to make the squad,” Klopp told LFCTV.

“Wow, I’ve never had a situation like that with the quality of the players not being in the squad.

“They all have made really big steps. Dom Solanke was not in the squad but is in outstanding shape at the moment.

“Ragnar Klavan, unbelievable. Ben Woodburn makes steps and is really close to everything.

“It’s difficult, it’s getting more and more difficult, but that’s good for us of course.”

Liverpool FC will welcome West Ham United at Anfield in their next Premier League game on Saturday.

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