Klopp assures Liverpool not holding back against West Brom

Klopp assures Liverpool not holding back against West Brom

Jay Rodriguez with seven league goals and Salomon Rondon with six have been the club's only real attacking outlet during a miserable campaign.

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has played down Mohamed Salah's Golden Boot ambitions, insisting the striker's main aims are a top-four spot and reaching the Champions League final.

Drogba posted a picture with Salah on Twitter praising the Egyptian forward.

The German has kept nine clean sheets in his last 16 appearances since cementing his position as first choice in January, having previously shared the role with Simon Mignolet.

All may not be lost for West Brom after all. "It's just four goals and four games", he said. I want to score for the team. We need points to be in the top four. Only after the game will we think about Roma. It's important we put all our energy and efforts into the game, all those 'what ifs?' and everything else we can't determine now. We are the first opponent in that new situation, so we need to be at our best in that game. West Brom have got four points since they changed the manager.

The players are trying to help me a lot now to score goals, because they know now I am in for the Golden Boot.

It would still take nothing short of a miracle for West Brom to make the greatest of escapes, but after their success at Old Trafford, they will come into Saturday's Liverpool clash full of confidence.

"The way we play is very good, and you can see the fans are very happy and I feel very good about that, I feel they want me to win something. Hopefully it stays like this because we need all the boys for the games".

West Brom have captain Jonny Evans (knee) and Hal Robson-Kanu (concussion) back from injury but Daniel Sturridge is ineligible to play against his parent club and Nacer Chadli (thigh) remains sidelined.

The return of defender Joe Gomez has boosted Klopp's ability to rotate at the back.