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"That is a really good group, a really strong football team".

Jurgen Klopp, who was speaking at his pre-match press conference, as reported by Ian Doyle, has confirmed the Belgian will start.

Liverpool have released an update on player injuries ahead of their Carabao Cup clash with Chelsea on Wednesday.

However, Sarri will be hoping to get these back on fitness before Chelsea against face Liverpool in their next Premier League game on Saturday. We will try and suggest how to be more effective on the pitch, and he will benefit from the way we try to play.

And he still believes the Swiss can turn out to be a good player for Liverpool as he has the ability to turn games on his own. "But I know there will be no (such) player".

Chelsea are only two points behind Klopp's side in the standings, having lost their own 100 per cent record with a 0-0 draw at West Ham last weekend - after which Sarri said his team would take a year to reach Liverpool's level.

"As a manager I think he's one of the best in the world".

These two Chelsea games, first in the cup and then the Premier League, are two very significant fixtures that could affect what hardware is available for us at the end of the season.

Pundit Andy Gray has told BeIN Sports that he wants to see his former clubs Everton and Wolverhampton Wanderers really push to win the Carabao Cup this season.

Virgil van Dijk sustained a knock to an earlier rib injury and was substituted in the second half of Liverpool's 3-0 victory over Southampton on Saturday.

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says he can not see a big difference at the moment between the Reds and Chelsea.

Sarri's side have been reliant on Eden Hazard to inspire them in the final third with Giroud and Alvaro Morata's lack of goals a concern, the pair scoring just five times combined since January 31st.

"What a manager he is, I'm a supporter of him since I saw them playing in Naples, outstanding football", he said. It was really a successful time - last year was maybe a bit of a hard year. "I don't get the likes of Newcastle at Forest, nearly handing the tie to Forest because they didn't want to be in it. Teams that are going to be solid in the Premier League should be going for that".