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Jurgen Klopp put his Liverpool squad through their paces at the Estadio do Dragao on Tuesday, ahead of their Champions League clash with Porto.

The Reds are in the knockout stages of Europe’s top-tier tournament for the first time since 2009, and a two-legged tie with Sergio Conceicao’s in-form Porto awaits.

Having flown to Portugal on Tuesday afternoon, Klopp and his side continued preparations in front of the cameras soon after, as the German fine-tunes his selection.

Klopp has a near fully fit squad to call upon on Wednesday, with heavy-hitters Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino all involved in training.

PORTO, PORTUGAL - Tuesday, February 13, 2018: Liverpool's Sadio Mane, Joel Matip and Mohamed Salah during a training session at the Estádio do Dragão ahead of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 1st leg match between FC Porto and Liverpool FC. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

PORTO, PORTUGAL - Tuesday, February 13, 2018: Liverpool's goalkeeper Loris Karius during a training session at the Estádio do Dragão ahead of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 1st leg match between FC Porto and Liverpool FC. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Loris Karius is confirmed to be keeping his place in the side ahead of Simon Mignolet, with the 24-year-old having started in each of Liverpool’s Champions League games so far.

PORTO, PORTUGAL - Tuesday, February 13, 2018: Liverpool's Nathaniel Clyne during a training session at the Est·dio do Drag„o ahead of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 1st leg match between FC Porto and Liverpool FC. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

After a seven-month layoff Nathaniel Clyne has returned to the fold, and is part of the travelling squad for this week’s post-Porto training camp in Marbella.

PORTO, PORTUGAL - Tuesday, February 13, 2018: Liverpool's Dominic Solanke, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, captain Jordan Henderson, Joe Gomez, Joel Matip, Virgil van Dijk during a training session at the Est·dio do Drag„o ahead of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 1st leg match between FC Porto and Liverpool FC. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Joe Gomez was also among those involved at the Estadio do Dragao, suggesting the 20-year-old could be part of Klopp’s squad after missing the last two games with a knee injury.

PORTO, PORTUGAL - Tuesday, February 13, 2018: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp during a training session at the Estádio do Dragão ahead of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 1st leg match between FC Porto and Liverpool FC. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Speaking ahead of the game, Klopp said “on a good day we are really strong, but we need to be outstandingly strong to get a result tomorrow at Porto.”

PORTO, PORTUGAL - Tuesday, February 13, 2018: Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk during a training session at the Est·dio do Drag„o ahead of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 1st leg match between FC Porto and Liverpool FC. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Virgil van Dijk will be among his starters as he aims for a crucial victory, with the Dutchman likely to be partnered by either Dejan Lovren or Joel Matip.

PORTO, PORTUGAL - Tuesday, February 13, 2018: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp during a training session at the Estádio do Dragão ahead of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 1st leg match between FC Porto and Liverpool FC. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)



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