Mohamed Salah uncertain for Liverpool's Champions League clash against Sevilla


'The situation I can say with absolute truth, ' said Klopp, who will include Philippe Coutinho in his squad for the first time this season. He came back long flight, 15 minutes here, 15 minutes there, three weeks without training.

There's no such thing as an easy game in the Champions League, but both Liverpool and Sevilla have a hard opening match in this year's tournament.

Liverpool welcome Sevilla to Anfield on Wednesday evening for their first Champions League group match of the season.

The Egypt worldwide who was replaced at halftime in the 5-0 defeat to Manchester City on Saturday was absent from first team training as they prepare to face Eduardo Berizzo's men.

The Argentinian, though, is wary: "Liverpool are a great team and Saturday's defeat doesn't take anything away from them".

Sevilla will evoke memories of arguably the most disappointing night of Klopp's reign, when they lost the 2016 Europa League final to their Spanish opponents. As seen in the home leg against Hoffenheim, his movement also creates spaces for Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah to utilize with a devastating effect. Their new manager Eduardo Berizzo has had an unbeaten start in the league with 7 points in three fixtures.

Revenge of sorts will be on the mind of Klopp and his Liverpool players on Wednesday against Sevilla, after the Andalusians breezed to victory against the Reds in the 2015-16 UEFA Europa League final.

Simon Mignolet being given the responsibility of playing in the Premier League.

If Coutinho starts, though, it won't matter. Like Liverpool, Sevilla's focus is on attacking football, and they will head to Anfield with an intention to win the match.

Sevilla's attacking play and pressing style could trouble Liverpool a bit but the Reds will have plenty of motivation on Wednesday.

He said: "Most of them are looking really good apart from Clyney and Adam".

If Liverpool find themselves needing a goal, these two would be their best options to make an impact.