Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp has confirmed two changes for the FA Cup clash against Wolves on Monday. The Reds boss wants to rotate for the fixture, which is the side’s 11th game in a little under six weeks. Liverpool played Manchester City on Thursday in a PL tie, where the Reds suffered a 2-1 loss.
Speaking to the press, Klopp said the hectic schedule calls for changes as players need rest. Liverpool manager said Simon Mignolet and Alberto Moreno definite starters against Wolves while Joe Gomez (leg) and Joel Matip (collarbone) are not 100% yet to feature on Monday.
He [Mignolet] will play, of course. I can say Alberto will play as well, there is no doubt about that. He has to play, that’s clear. We have to [make changes]. That’s clear. We came through the intense period now somehow OK, but of course, we have to make changes. How many I don’t know, but we have to. There is no chance for anything else.”
– Jürgen Klopp, Liverpool manager
Liverpool are four points clear of second-placed Manchester City in the Premier League standings. The Reds lost their first Premier League game of the current season in midweek.
Diogo Jotaback has regained fitness to feature for Wolves here. Romain Saiss, who picked a knock against Crystal Palace on Wednesday, is also available.
“Diogo started training on Friday. The moment he starts training with the team he’s always an option for us,” Nuno told the media. Everybody trained, so everybody is fit.”
– Nuno Espirito Santo, Wolves manager
Wolves – Ruddy (GK), Bennett, Coady, Dendoncker, Doherty, Neves, Moutinho, Vinagre, Gibbs-White, Bonatini, Traore
Liverpool – Mignolet (GK), Alexander-Arnold, Lovren, Dijk, Robertson, Milner, Fabinho, Keita, Shaqiri, Sturridge, Mane