Jürgen Klopp to field Liverpool youngsters in Shrewsbury replay

26 January 2020 08:18
• ‘Players need this time off’ says manager after FA Cup draw• Klopp praises Shrewsbury’s team and crowd after comebackJürgen Klopp did not seek to make excuses after his side were held in the FA Cup by League One Shrewsbury, though he did indicate that the date of the replay will be a problem for Liverpool, as senior players have been given time off for a winter break.“We intend to honour the original idea of the break,” the Liverpool manager said. “We have respect for the players’ welfare and they need this time off. We got a letter from the authorities in April last year asking us not to organise anything during the week of the break and we haven’t. We have given the players the time off, and some are going away. They will still be keeping fit, but they do not have to play football that week and they do not have to come in to Melwood.” Related: Cummings double stuns Liverpool as Shrews fight back to claim shock replay Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian