The Reds boss named largely a shadow squad against Everton at the weekend, with three players on the bench who have yet to debut for the senior team.
Coming just a few days before the all-important return leg at the Etihad, there were fears that Liverpool would be similarly stretched on Tuesday—but Klopp had a positive message in his pre-game press conference.
Most notable was his confidence that key forward Mohamed Salah would train on Monday evening having recovered sufficiently to be considered.
“It’s not sure 100 per cent,” said the boss.
“We’ll see if he can be part of training, rather [more] yes than no but we wait and see the reaction tomorrow and we’ll make a decision.”
There was also good news involving the left-back spot, filled by Klavan at the weekend.
“With Robbo and Alberto, we have to wait a little bit but of course [we have] big hope they will be back.
“Ben Woodburn is back after a long period and trained yesterday completely normal, which is really good for us.”
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