Liverpool are entering a very important game against Chelsea after finally finishing the losing streak in their four games.
Jürgen Klopp’s men beat Sheffield United 2-0 on Sunday night, but the challenge of beating Thomas Tuchel’s side at Chelsea seems a much tougher bid.
Tuchel has not lost a game since taking over at Chelsea and if that record is extended on Thursday, then Liverpool’s hopes of returning to the top four will get another blow.
Klopp will understand that he needs to achieve his team selection, but fortunately he has options to make changes to his lineup.
The Liverpool boss said both Allison and Fabigno should be fit by the middle of the week, and that would be a big boost.
Allison and Fabino can be expected to enlist immediately if they become available, as Klopp’s team gets a more familiar feel.
Allison will replace Adrian in the Liverpool net, despite his clean hair in front of the blades.
Klopp’s biggest decision will be who to bring in 27-year-old Fabigno to replace in the center of defense, and it looks like Kabak’s ear may lose his place.
Kabak joined Liverpool in January, but there are signs he has not yet fully recovered.
Phillips generally looks more solid than the 20-year-old, who can be signed permanently for £ 18m (BILD), during his time at the club so far.
And it could be that Phillips is the player who gets to nod to start alongside Fabino, in a different Liverpool squad without change.
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