Leicester v Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp confirms 3 starting players

Jurgen Klopp's side haven't won in their last three games

Jurgen Klopp's side haven't won in their last three games

"I am not sure if the world is ready for such a insane decision - the third goalkeeper in one season without an injury", added Klopp, who has had to field regular questions about his preferred number one having switched between Simon Mignolet and Loris Karius and back again already.

"When the season starts, now we are really in this three-games-per-week rhythm and during the global break he was with the national team".

Liverpool finished in fourth place in Klopp's first full season in charge last term to secure a return to the Champions League.

"I would love to but I'm not sure the world is ready for such a insane decision", said Klopp. But we are on a good way and maybe next time we will score that one goal more than the other team.

"Of course, that's the beauty of football and especially playing for a top club like this - you're playing Saturday, Tuesday, Saturday, Tuesday, and if you have a bad afternoon or a bad night then you've got time to put it right", he said.

Klopp has so far restricted the former Arsenal man to just 57 minutes across three substitute appearances - 45 of those in a damage-limitation exercise at Manchester City following Sadio Mane's red card.

"You are in a situation with your old club - and I don't say this about Alex specifically - and you accept it and it is hard to make the next step".

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"Since he's been here it's been hard to train on different things because it's game after game after game".

Whilst on Oxlade-Chamberlain, Klopp added: "It's a fantastic opportunity now for Alex". He had an impact when he came on, now you have three of the line up! It's not easy early in the season.

On Grujic, Klopp said: "We have a lot of players who are in good shape but have not had the match time - for example Grujic made a big step in development". And so it's really good to give him the opportunity.

"Already on the weekend he came on in a hard situation [against Burnley], there was pressure and we tried to do something without giving up too many opportunities".

"He takes the situation like it is, he knows he played all the games for Arsenal from the beginning".

Another peripheral first-team player in contention to feature for Liverpool is Jon Flanagan.

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