Klopp explains key man’s absence from Liverpool side

Ian Watson

Jurgen Klopp says Andrew Robertson should be fine to face Atletico Madrid in the Champions League after the defender missed the visit of Bournemouth on Saturday.

Liverpool, already missing first-choice goalkeeper Alisson, were without left-back Robertson for the Premier League clash with the Cherries.

When asked by BT Sport before the game whether Robertson was left out due to rotation or injury, Klopp said: “Something in between.

“He would have started started today but then he felt something slightly. But it’s all good. It will be fine for Wednesday, just not for today.

“We didn’t want to have him on the bench and see Robbo and think, ‘maybe we can bring you on’. It wouldn’t make sense today. That’s the reason and he will be fine.”

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