Jürgen Klopp expects to have Mohamed Salah and Andy Robertson fully fit for Wednesday’s Premier League clash with Crystal Palace at Anfield.

Due to minor knocks, Salah has been named on the substitutes’ bench for tonight’s fixture at Everton, while Robertson misses out of the squad.

Speaking exclusively to Liverpoolfc.com for the new Match Centre, Klopp told us: “There are different reasons for the line-up.

“It’s a really special time and in this time, after four weeks’ pre-season and preparation, we cannot ignore that we play again on Wednesday. I just can’t. It’s not the last game of the season, so I have to think a little bit about it.

“Some players couldn’t train in the last week – they trained, but not with the team – like Mo and Robbo, but yesterday they were in training and both looked really good. That’s why Mo is in the squad, Robbo not yet but on Wednesday [he will be] again.

“For Robbo, it was better to have a proper session today and then be in for Wednesday, and for Mo it is the right thing to do it like this.”

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