Klopp provides update on four stars with Liverpool yet to make Sadio Mane decision


LIVERPOOL boss Jurgen Klopp has come to a decision about three players returning from international duty but has yet to make a decision about Sadio Mane.

Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Alisson Becker have been given an extended break by Liverpool after their international commitments with Egypt and Brazil respectively.
However, Jurgen Klopp insists all three will attend the club’s summer camp in France, which will take place later this month in the small town of Evian.
After Liverpool finished the season by winning the Champions League in Madrid, Firmino and Alisson joined up with Brazil and continued their successful form in the Copa America.
Brazil beat Peru 3-1 in the final and the victory in Rio de Janeiro saw the Green and Yellow claim their first Copa America title in 12 years.
Salah has been away with Egypt in the Africa Cup of Nations but despite hosting the event the 27-year-old saw his country knocked out of the competition by South Africa in the Round of 16.
Liverpool are currently in the United States, where they will play three games.
The face Borussia Dortmund in Indiana on Saturday before playing Seville in Boston on Sunday and then take on Sporting CP in New York on Thursday.
Klopp is glad his star players will return for their training camp in France as it gives them nearly two weeks to train with the team before the Reds face Manchester City in the Community Shield on August 4.

“It means then we have nearly a week until City, a strong 12 days until Norwich and then 15 or 16 days until Chelsea [in the Super Cup].
“We have to see. The good thing is, when you have a short break you don’t lose a lot.
“They needed three weeks and so we told them [to take it], but they train now again already.
“I would have preferred it if they had come back after a week, but that would make absolutely no sense!
However, Klopp has yet to make a decision on Sane as the player is expected to play for Senegal in the final of the Africa Cup of Nations, when they take on Algeria in the final on Friday.
“With Sadio, we have to see about him after the final – how he is feeling and stuff like that,” Klopp added.
“It will be really difficult. 16 days before we play City, his season is finished.
“We will have to make a decision, but we haven’t made it yet.”

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