“It is very important that every player realizes his importance in the team, this season, more than any other season,” Klopp said in comments, most notably his club’s website.
He continued, “Although it has been difficult recently in light of the pressure of matches and what is happening due to the Corona virus, it represents a great opportunity for the players.”
“We saw in the performance against Leicester City the determination of the players, I saw a group full of courage and the desire to fight,” the German coach added.
“We will need all our capabilities from now until May,” he added in a message to his players. “We will need to pressure ourselves more than we did before.”
“I have complete faith in the team, from the most experienced player to our youngest player. Our performance so far in the face of adversity shows me that these boys believe in what we do, but most importantly, they believe in each other, this could be the secret mixture.”
Liverpool coach Juergen Klopp suffers from a severe deficit in the list of his players due to the large number of injuries, Especially in the defense line, with Virgil van Dyck, Joe Gomes and Trent Alexander-Arnold injured.
Jordan Henderson suffers from a muscle injury, and Alex Chamberlain and Thiago Alcantara suffer from injuries that kept them out of action for some time.
“Against Leicester, I saw players with a responsibility to bring pride and happiness to their fans,” said the former Borussia Dortmund coach.
“This will be our goal again on Wednesday against Atalanta. I cannot guarantee what the result will be, but I can promise that we will give everything we have until the end of the match,” he said.
Atalanta is a guest to Liverpool in the fourth round of the group stage of the Champions League at Anfield, after losing 0-5 to the Reds in the third round match.
Liverpool can clinch qualification for the round of 16 in the Champions League by beating Atalanta at Anfield, as the team has 9 points at the top of the group, 5 points ahead of their closest stalkers.