NEIL Atkinson is joined by Sean Rogers and Ian Salmon to have a chat about Liverpool versus Exeter but also to take a broader look at Jurgen Klopp’s time at Liverpool so far and take stock of where he is now as Liverpool manager.
The three discuss Klopp’s recent comments, his earlier comments and contrast along with looking at the players he will feel as though he has to rely on and their growth through the season.
Could a ‘Liverpool’ pre-season be a bit of culture shock for Klopp, who has already spoken about the difference between ‘knowing’ the English League and ‘experiencing’ it.
They also touch Liveprool managers comments about the Exeter fixture, and the attitude of the ‘next game being king’ that seems to have been adopted.
How has Emre Can improved?
Has being a bit more assured in his position and of his worth helped Can, or is it simply as straightforward as progression with age?
The German international seems like a different player to the one we expected of late, more calm assurance and targeted yards instead of constantly trying to be everywhere.
What is it to feel things as a manager rather than simply expect?
Is it significant enough to make a real, lasting difference or simple something to get over and around?
How can Klopp take this into the second half of the season?
Given the returning number of returning players from injury, should we, in theory be a bit fresher if we can keep a reasonable number of the squad fit?
In a free clip of the show below, Sean Rogers talks about why he thinks both Lucas and Lallana were on the bench against Exeter yet failed to get on the pitch.
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