Klopp: ‘Schalke’s proves nothing to do with Kabak’

Jurgen Klopp says Ozan Kabak can obtain great issues in a secure team like Liverpool after a “very tough time” with Schalke.

The German boss admits it could be a “miracle” if Virgil van Dijk played once more this season, which implies their top three full-backs will likely be out for the time being with Joe Gomez and Joel Matip additionally on the side line.


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That is why the membership made a last-minute immersion for the market to switch to sign Davies from Preston for an preliminary £ 500,000, as well as Kabak.

“On the moment we do not have our first 4 full-backs and solely certainly one of them will likely be coming back within the subsequent few weeks and that is Fabinho – and he is six,” Klopp added.

“Our problem is all the time if yet another factor occurs then we do not know what to do. It isn’t excellent, the January window shouldn’t be my favourite.

“We now have solutions right here and now now we have extra choices. For each players it is a big alternative and for us too. “

On Kabak, which was on Liverpool’s radar last summer time, Klopp said: “In current weeks it has been a really tough time. Schalke had plenty of problems this season however that has nothing to do with Ozan.

“He has plenty of high quality and remains to be a talent. In a secure team he can do many issues very well. ”

Klopp admits that in regular circumstances he wouldn’t have gone to the Championship to bring in a player in January however he was impressed by what he noticed from Davies.

“In current weeks and days we needed to think about our state of affairs and what we needed to do,” he said.

“We had been all the time wanting round, in each league in Europe and once I noticed Ben he was really fascinating. We watched him in plenty of video games and discovered him to be an excellent footballer. He is aware of find out how to defend.

“I used to be a second division player myself and all of us dreamed of enjoying within the first league. Ben did that too and now it is a big alternative for either side.

“I am a big believer in alternatives and taking possibilities. Ben sees it the identical method. ”

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