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Is Alisson returning? Liverpool's possible lineup to face Crystal Palace

Klopp moves his pieces before an important PL day

By Charles Cornwall

Klopp moves his pieces before an important PL day
Klopp moves his pieces before an important PL day
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Even though coach Jürgen Klopp confirmed the return of goalkeeper Alisson Becker to team training on Thursday, this figure under the Reds' three posts still remains a doubt for the duel they will have away against Crystal Palace. Caoimhin Kelleher being able to take the Brazilian's place for at least one more day, with the Irish goalkeeper currently having the confidence of the coach who has seen him grow in football with the passing of the duels.

It is true that Becker's recovery comes at a very appropriate time for the Reds, because in this busy December calendar, Klopp surely wants to be able to present his best men on the 17th against Manchester United and on the 23rd against Arsenal. on the field, including this to the Brazilian goalkeeper who has provided complete security to his team from the goal line.


Without seeking to detract from the work of the rival in turn, Jürgen Klopp could have Kelleher in the starting lineup for one more day, perhaps reserving Becker for the Europa League duel against Union Saint Gillioise next week, with his reinstatement against the Belgian club the one that helps them generate a certain rhythm of competition prior to the home game against the Red Devils.


Given this possible scenario, the German Merseyside strategist could present at the Selhurst Park Stadium a starting eleven made up of Kellher in goal, a classic line of 4 in defense led by Kostas Tsimikas, Virgilk Van Dijk, Ibrahima Konate and Alexander Arnold, for In the midfield, interventions and play creation will be in charge of Dominik Szoboszlai, Wataru Endo and Ryan Gravenberch, with Mohamed Salah, Cody Gakpo and Darwin Nunez being in charge of finishing the plays.

Klopp knows how to deal with injuries in his team

With a bitter but great lesson that Klopp had last season with the issue of injuries in his team, this coach has known how to manage his losses in the best way during this campaign, with the German coach understanding that his objective these days is to recover in its entirety to Alisson Becker and Alexis Mac Allister for the duel against United, all this without neglecting their next match which has effective modifications from the substitutes' bench.

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