Klopp Is Sending Liverpool's Big Guns To Chester!

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has announced his plan for his side as they head to Chester - with the Blues fans getting a glimpse of new signing Dan Mooney who has just signed from Fleetwood, writes Aidan Jones.

The German revealed that he will intend to use two separate XI for each half in the match at Chester on Saturday, but did warn that he might not be able to completely change the team.

Liverpool returned to pre-season training at the start of this week ahead of their first friendly of the schedule, against the Lions.

The match will be the management team’s first fixture in charge of National League North Chester, which is anticipated to be a great occasion at the Swansway Stadium.

Prior to this season the pre-season friendlies for the Merseyside club has involved the likes of Adam Lallana and Joel Matip being involved, meaning it would be a tough test for Anthony Johnson and Bernard Morely’s side.

“That makes sense, from the intensity side,” the boss told the Liverpool website when asked whether the same approach will be used at Chester.

“After the holidays, the boys have to adapt to the intensity and stuff like that - all the things we did in training. So it makes sense that they play 45 minutes.

“I’m not sure if we have two complete teams because not really all positions are covered. But that’s the plan. Go there and get used to proper football again, that’s why we do it,” Klopp said.

Despite the Reds only being a week into pre-season, Klopp believes that his team are ready for the challenge.

He did however state that it was not the priority topic in training.

“I’m looking forward to it. It’s a first little test for us and hopefully we are ready. We always do it out of full training; we don’t think too much about the games during the week.

“So that will be quite intense for the boys, especially with these temperatures at the moment. But it’s all good, let’s go,” he added.

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