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Liverpool stars jet off to Marbella training camp ahead of Champions League final

Jurgen Klopp and his Liverpool stars have embarked on their journey to the Champions League final, by heading off to their first stop-off point of Marbella.

The Reds are heading for a warm-weather training camp ahead of the crunch European final on May 26.

Klopp and co were seen leaving Liverpool John Lennon Airport on Wednesday morning as they boarded a flight for the Costa del Sol.

A smiling Jurgen Klopp led his players into the airport ahead of their training trip to Marbella

The German took time to pose for photographs with fans and sign memorabilia

The German took time to pose for photographs with fans and sign memorabilia

The German took time to pose for photographs with fans and sign memorabilia

German midfielder Emre Can was also present among the party, despite being out injured

German midfielder Emre Can was also present among the party, despite being out injured

Star man Mohamed Salah is hoped to lead Liverpool to Champions League glory in Ukraine

Star man Mohamed Salah is hoped to lead Liverpool to Champions League glory in Ukraine

Virgil van Dijk has solidified the Reds back line since his arrival, but now must keep out Madrid

Virgil van Dijk has solidified the Reds back line since his arrival, but now must keep out Madrid

A cheerful Sadio Mane was all smiles as he left the coach and headed into the airport

A cheerful Sadio Mane was all smiles as he left the coach and headed into the airport

Young Player of the Year Trent Alexander-Arnold is hoping to show what he can do in Kiev

Young Player of the Year Trent Alexander-Arnold is hoping to show what he can do in Kiev

Midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum cut a focused figure as he made his way into the airport

Midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum cut a focused figure as he made his way into the airport

The Reds loaded Champions League balls in with their luggage ahead of the European final

The Reds loaded Champions League balls in with their luggage ahead of the European final

All the big names were present, looking calm and collected as they prepare for what is set to be the biggest fixture of their club careers to date.

A beaming Klopp was seen heading the party, stopping to pose for photographs with fans who had waited to wish him and his side well before their journey to Kiev.

An inclusion among the ranks that many thought unlikely to happen was that of midfielder Emre Can.

The Germany international has been out for several weeks with a persistent back injury, though has joined the Reds as they make their way to Spain.

Goalkeeper Danny Ward and defender Dejan Lovren made their way off the coach together

Goalkeeper Danny Ward and defender Dejan Lovren made their way off the coach together

The Croatian stopped and took a moment to wave to fans who had gathered to see the team off

The Croatian stopped and took a moment to wave to fans who had gathered to see the team off

Danny Ings made his way inside with a coffee ahead of boarding the flight to Spain

Danny Ings made his way inside with a coffee ahead of boarding the flight to Spain

Can has undergone a period of treatment back in his home town, and has now been passed fit enough to train with his team-mates once more.

A potential appearance in the final could well be the last for the Reds No 23, who has been continually linked with a move to Juventus in the summer once his Liverpool deal expires.

Can hasn’t featured since being forced off against Watford with injury in mid-March, with subsequent lack of game time costing him a place in Germany’s World Cup squad.

As part of the camp, Liverpool will be based in Marbella for four days while they work on tactics and preparation ahead of facing the current European Cup holders.

Left-back Andy Robertson looks set to be one of the first names on the team-sheet for the Reds

Left-back Andy Robertson looks set to be one of the first names on the team-sheet for the Reds

Young striker Dominic Solanke travelled having recently scored his first goal for the club

Young striker Dominic Solanke travelled having recently scored his first goal for the club

The fit again Adam Lallana will be hoping to play some part in the showpiece event in Ukraine

The fit again Adam Lallana will be hoping to play some part in the showpiece event in Ukraine

Klopp took his side to Marbella as recently as February, when some warm-weather training was undertaken following a hectic festive period.

Fans who have been unable to get their hands on tickets have been given a little bit of a boost this week, with BT Sport announcing the match will be screened live via YouTube.

The broadcaster has agreed to make the final of Europe’s elite competition available for all with record viewing figures expected.



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