Neymar Smart To Protect Himself From Injury: Jurgen Klopp

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is hopeful striker Roberto Firmino will be fit for Tuesday's Champions League match with Paris St-Germain at Anfield.

Kylian Mbappe and co are on their way to Liverpool, with the World Cup victor tweeting a photo out from the short flight to Merseyside.

"He will be 100 percent fresh for us, " Klopp said.

"I think he will be under a little bit of pressure if he doesn't win anything", he exclusively told Starsport, speaking at the launch of GOALS' Restart Game campaign in Leicester. His skills speak for themselves. That doesn't mean we will win but that means it is clear we have a chance if we play our best. We'll stay away from that. "But we need any help we can get". We are a challenger and we are a challenger again for pretty much everything, especially in each game.

Neymar is making the trip to Anfield for his most high-profile game since the Fifa World Cup in Russian Federation in June, where he was ridiculed for some play acting.

"We play football and we want to win the ball, we don't try to act in these kind of things; we try to avoid passes to him, try to avoid him winning challenges - which is a big job to do". But, on the other side, it's quite hard to make a preparation, because they have never played against us.

"We are obviously in close contact with him and it improved already - but in this moment I can't say if he will be available for (Tuesday)", he added. You are always going to want to sign top players. It's smart that he saves himself. "He's a fantastic footballer, outstanding".

"I'm sure of it. We'll see the full package, the football package, and we have to cope with that".

Three years of building and recruiting have resulted in a Liverpool side that is the strongest it's looked since the start of the 1990s. They saw the games we played. "We can't do it with one left-back and Ashley Young is not just a left-back - he's also a right-back".

Liverpool will be at home when they host the reigning Ligue 1 champions tomorrow. We only don't know exactly when. "It was our toughest game out of the first five - no disrespect to the other teams".

Given the challenges they face in the next six games, that will nearly certainly have to change if they want maintain their 100 per cent record, or even stay unbeaten, but there is a growing assuredness about this Liverpool side, borne out of a defensive solidity few could have envisaged as they shipped four in a calamitous display at Wembley last October. We had to do it the hard way with our games in the Premier League, because Chelsea were chasing us like insane.

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