Jurgen Klopp bites back at Gary Neville over Champions League remarks

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The 31-year-old missed Spurs' Premier League game at Watford on 2 September and both of France's matches during the global break.

The Reds boss confirmed that Simon Mignolet is fit to take his place in the matchday squad tomorrow after recovering from a minor hand injury that saw him return home early from global duty this week.

Ahead of the fixture, Cundy was asked to pick his Tottenham-Liverpool combined XI.

Liverpool FC are still aiming to win their first trophy since Jurgen Klopp's appointment at Anfield back in October 2015. The Brazil global has yet to start a Premier League game for Liverpool but Klopp pointed to previous signings as reason for patience with his new midfielder.


The Egypt global, with 32 goals, pipped his England rival to the coveted prize despite Kane's first 30-league-goal season. Only against Newcastle (91) have we scored more.

Tottenham play Liverpool in the Premier League 2018/19.

Pep Guardiola's side are odds-on favourites to win their second consecutive league title but Liverpool are considered their biggest challengers this season. The only man to do so thus far is Daniel Sturridge, who did so in the club's first four of the 2013-14 season.

Liverpool's Sadio Mane celebrates scoring their third goal with Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino.


Kane has been a constant scourge of Liverpool, scoring five times in seven appearances against the Reds, including twice in a 4-1 thrashing at Wembley last season.

"Salah had a terrible end to last season as he was man-handled out of the Champions League final by Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos and then tried to play for Egypt at the World Cup when he wasn't even close to being fit".

Unlike Spurs' England contingent, Klopp has bedded captain Jordan Henderson slowly back into action, while Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane's early exits in Russian Federation with Egypt and Senegal meant they had a few weeks of pre-season training. This will equal their best start at the same stage, set in 1977-78.

The Belgian defender's future with Spurs looked done and dusted after he was frozen out at the end of last season after reportedly failing to agree a new contract. Those years were 1969, 1978 and latterly in 1990.


However, an incredible Manchester City stands in their way.

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