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Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool defended most set pieces 'really well' vs

Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool defended most set pieces 'really well' vs

Liverpool have rejected Philippe Coutinho's transfer request as he seeks to push for a move to Barcelona. Jurgen Klopp was inevitably quizzed on the player's future post-match, however, suggesting the club owners will make the final call - if they haven't done already.

In a statement on Friday, Liverpool owners Fenway Sports Group said its "definitive stance" was that "no offers will be considered".

"I can not change it". I think Alberto [Moreno] loses a really high challenge and there should be another player, then you can't play the pass in behind.

"I have said what the club's decision is about this and now you can read it - that is maybe the only difference".

Philippe Coutinho feels aggrieved over his treatment by Jurgen Klopp, according to Sky sources, having handed in a transfer request.

Coutinho missed Saturday's 3-3 draw away at Watford with a reported back spasm.

"You'll have to ask the club".




Liverpool are disappointed with the way Coutinho has handled things, especially as the club had previously made it clear to him in face-to-face meetings that a move to Barcelona would not be entertained at the moment.

A win for Liverpool in their Premier League debut would be a much-needed confidence booster and help settle the starting line-up ahead of the upcoming (and crucial) Champions League clash against Hoffenheim on Tuesday.

The visitors pulled themselves back into the game and bagged their second from the penalty spot ten minutes after the break. "He needs to see it", Klopp said.

Watford regained the lead just 161 seconds later when the Hornets once again took advantage of poor Liverpool defending with Abdoulaye Doucoure finishing from close range. If they don't sell him, then I'm not involved anymore. "So yes, I am fine with his contribution". But at the end, is it enough if you concede one goal? "It's hard to play on the right-hand side, [Jose] Holebas is a real strong boy". We have to work on it but for us different things are important, the physicality in the beginning - not ready for these things.

Watford manager Marco Silva introduced £18 million record signing Andre Gray from the bench and admitted there is more to come from the former Burnley forward.

"I know the kid, I know he's not a bad person, I know he doesn't want to cause a war to come out".

"We have to work on it, but that's our life".