- Liverpool host Manchester City in first leg of Champions League quarter-finals
- Jurgen Klopp looked as laid back as usual ahead of all-British tie on Wednesday
- Klopp received some bad news earlier in the day about defender Joel Matip
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was seen leaving the training ground on Tuesday afternoon ahead of his side’s showdown against Manchester City in the Champions League.
The Reds host Pep Guardiola’s side in the first leg of the quarter-finals on Wednesday night.
Klopp looked as laid back as usual when he was driven out of the Melwood training base.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was seen leaving the training ground on Tuesday afternoon
Klopp’s side host Manchester City in the Champions League quarter-finals on Wednesday
Klopp looked as laid back as usual when he was driven out of the Melwood training base
Klopp received some bad news about defender Joel Matip earlier in the day as the centre back is expected to be out for the rest of the season as he is set to have surgery on a thigh injury.
The injury blow comes at a crucial stage of the season with two huge games against City in the Champions League and six games left to play in the league to ensure they qualify for the European competition next season.
Liverpool head into the all-British quarter-final tie at Anfield on the back of an important win at Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Klopp received some bad news about defender Joel Matip earlier in the day on Tuesday
And Klopp’s side also have confidence from that fact that they are only team to inflict defeat on City domestically this season.
They beat Guardiola’s side 4-3 at home in what was a thrilling encounter in January.
It is a big week for Liverpool as after Wednesday’s clash they travel to Merseyside rivals Everton in the Premier League, followed by the second leg of the quarter-final away to City on April 10.