Reds now on City's level, says Klopp despite loss

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Wolverhampton Wanderers could welcome back forward Diogo Jota for tonight's FA Cup third-round clash with Liverpool at Molineux, according to the BBC.

"The quicker Liverpool go out of the Champions League, the more of an unbelievable chance they have to win the league", he said.

The Portuguese has been sidelined for four matches with a hamstring injury - including Wolves' 2-0 Premier League defeat to the Reds in December.

The Guinea worldwide has started eight of Liverpool's 21 league games and Klopp said the player needed to grow in confidence before he could recapture the form that led Liverpool to pay Leipzig in excess of 50 million pounds for him.


Keita has been an unused substitute for Liverpool's past three games and struggled to recapture his impressive form from the start of the season.

There's a bet I really like ahead of this game, and it's the straightforward Liverpool win at a scarcely believable [2.04].

If Hoever did play for the first-team this week and continue his development in a similar fashion to that of Alexander-Arnold, it would prove a huge coup for Liverpool over their Premier League rivals.

"Adam is a player who always wants to, he'd play four games a day if he could".


The City boss said: "I would like to have two months' holiday right now, definitely - this month is really tough, but it is what it is". But he has trained with us, he still does that and he is a joy to watch.

And Lovren believes that Jurgen Klopp's side have plenty of reasons to be positive despite admitting the disappointment of losing for the first time in the Premier League this term.

Wolves can be backed at [4.0] to win (the Draw is [3.7]) but with Santo expected to leave some of his big names out then it would be a stretch for me to have any more confidence about the away victory.

And that is by backing the Reds with a -1 handicap, which is available to back at [4.0].


The Liverpool manager is considering whether to name highly-rated 16-year-old Ki-Jana Hoever in his squad, with sources also telling ESPN FC that academy defender Conor Masterson trained at Melwood on Friday. "There's so much to come and so much influence he can have on each game".

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