Thiago and Fabinho are expected to be paired together on Wednesday to try and wrestle control from Madrid's talented triumvirate, but Klopp also has a big decision to make up front.
Jurgen Klopp accuses Premier League executives of 'ignoring player welfare' by reverting to three substitutes
Coaches were allowed to make five substitutions when the Premier League returned following the coronavirus shutdown last season and all the other major European leagues continue to allow five changes.
Reports said Keita was one of five players to have contracted the virus, although that has not been confirmed by the Guinea federation or Liverpool. The federation said only that “several players” tested positive.
Premier League: Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool beat Chelsea in eight-goal thriller before long-awaited championship celebration
Liverpool ensured the end of their 30-year title drought long ago. Only the three-month delay to the season because of the coronavirus pandemic delayed the coronation.
Premier League: Che Adams' wonder strike helps Southampton beat Manchester City; Liverpool back to winning ways
Three days after Liverpool lost 4-0 at Manchester City, Jurgen Klopp’s team again lacked the intensity, snap and precision that brought them the title in such devastating fashion this season.
Premier League: Leaders Liverpool step up preparations with big win over Blackburn Rovers in warm-ups
Liverpool's first-team regulars Sadio Mane, Naby Keita and Joel Matip got their names on the scoresheet along with Takumi Minamino and youngsters Ki-Jana Hoever and Leighton Clarkson in a convincing win over the Championship side.
Premier League: Leaders Liverpool announce pre-tax profit of $54.57 million after Champions League-winning campaign
Liverpool signed goalkeeper Alisson and midfielders Naby Keita, Fabinho and Xherdan Shaqiri during the accounting period and offered new deals to 11 players
Africa Cup of Nations to return to traditional January and February slot next year, say hosts Cameroon
The Africa Cup of Nations will revert back to its traditional slot in January and February next year to avoid the rainy season, the football federation of host country Cameroon (FECACOOT) said on Wednesday
Premier League: Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane score as Liverpool beat Sheffield United to extend unbeaten run into 2020
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah opened the scoring in the fourth minute by finishing off a quick attack and then exchanged passes with Sadio Mane to set up his teammate for the second goal in the 64th.
FIFA Club World Cup 2019: Roberto Firmino scores late winner as Liverpool beat Monterrey to enter final
Substitute Roberto Firmino grabbed a stoppage-time winner as Liverpool beat Mexico’s Monterrey 2-1 on Wednesday to reach the Club World Cup final, where they will play Brazil’s Flamengo.
Champions League: Liverpool, Chelsea seal spot in knockout stages; Ajax, Inter Milan suffer elimination
Defending champions Liverpool toughed out a 2-0 victory at Salzburg to advance as the winner of Group E and stay on course in its defence of the trophy
Champions League: Liverpool feeling 'pure excitement' ahead of final against Tottenham Hotspur, says manager Jurgen Klopp
Jurgen Klopp said Liverpool were feeling 'pure excitement' ahead of the Champions League final against Tottenham Hotspur.
Champions League: Roberto Firmino gives Liverpool fitness boost ahead of final against Tottenham Hotspur
Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino is on course to be fit for the Champions League final against Tottenham after returning to training during the club's break in Marbella.
Champions League: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hails players' giants mentality after scripting memorable win
Jurgen Klopp celebrated Liverpool's incredible Champions League semi-final success against Barcelona with a profanity-laced victory speech.
Premier League: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp backs team to put Barcelona defeat out of mind ahead of Newcastle trip
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will be without midfielder Naby Keita who has been ruled out for two months after suffering an adductor injury at the Nou Camp
Premier League: Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita to miss rest of season with injury sustained during Barcelona clash
Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita will miss the rest of the season with an adductor injury that is set to sideline him for two months Jurgen Klopp said.
Champions League: Lionel Messi elevates Barcelona with typical masterclass as Liverpool struggle in unfamiliar system
Liverpool started off like the Red Baron ratta-tat-ing away with Barcelona in an aerial dogfight. But the street-smart Barcelona quickly grew wise to Liverpool’s defensive patterns.
Premier League: Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane star as Liverpool keep pressure on Manchester City with Huddersfield rout
Winter returned to Anfield on Friday but while the temperature dropped, the standards of Jurgen Klopp’s side certainly did not as Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah both struck twice in a 5-0 thrashing of relegated Huddersfield Town.
Champions League: Liverpool take big step towards semi-finals with 2-0 success over FC Porto in quarter-final first leg
Liverpool closed in on a Champions League semi-final meeting with Barcelona or Manchester United after sweeping aside Porto 2-0 in the first leg of their quarter-final tie at Anfield.
Premier League: Liverpool paid more agent fees than Manchester City and United combined at £43.7 million
Liverpool topped the table with £43.7 million going to agents for the 12 months ending 31 January — more than Manchester City and Manchester United combined.