LIVERPOOL are gearing up for the start of the Premier League season at Melwood.
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When Oxlade-Chamberlain is back to full fitness, the situation may change dramatically as toward's the end of last season, he was Liverpool's best option in midfield by far.
"The players from a year ago are responsible for the excitement, and then we brought in a few new players as an icing on the cake".
"He looks cool and calm on the ball and that's what Klopp wants from his goalkeeper, but they were areas that had to be rectified and it looks like majority have been".
"Today he looked at home, he looked comfortable and when he was called upon he made the saves he had to make, so long may that continue and that will give him more confidence than he has already got and hopefully that will stand us in good stead for the season ahead".
"But for tonight, the two available played".
"It is really nice to see how he developed".
As it stands, the gaffer has only two fit central defenders with both Joel Matip and Ragnar Klavan sidelined with hip and hamstring problems respectively.
"He can still play as the eight or we could play some games with a double six, Fabinho could play the eight or whatever, that's all possible".
"The guys from the first half, I didn't hear anything about any issues so they came through 45 minutes again, good".
"We have a few days, I like that", Klopp continued. I don't know. I'm happy about the game tonight and about what we did, the whole atmosphere.