Klopp: 'Playing at Anfield a dream? It must be a nightmare!'

Barely have the dust settled over Anfield after a successful European evening, and the Premier League shutters are about to open again. Fulham is Liverpool's opponent on Sunday, and manager Jürgen Klopp was not fully briefed on the next opponent, as he mentioned in the press conference.

Klopp: 'Playing at Anfield a dream? It must be a nightmare!'
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We haven't analyzed Fulham yet, but I watched Fulham's previous game, and I saw very creative set plays, often taken shortly. 

We need to make sure that we make the most of the short time we have to prepare. And I think Marco is a top manager who is doing great in a very tough league. They are a very good team, said the German.

In goal, the choice for Caoimhin Kelleher is clear, at least as long as Alisson Becker is injured. Klopp praises the Irish goalkeeper, saying, "Caoimhin is an exceptional talent. Perhaps it doesn't get talked about enough, but goalkeeper coach John Achterberg told me from the day I arrived here that he would be the player from our academy who would make it. We have seen every step since then. He was a boy, and now he is a man. And a top goalkeeper, no doubt. He is focused, and he won't celebrate a clean sheet in the pub."

With Fulham coming to Anfield again, Klopp wants to ensure that playing at this iconic football temple is not a pleasant experience for anyone. "I told the boys yesterday. Players think it's a dream to come and play at Anfield, but it should be a nightmare. That's what we're trying to achieve. It doesn't always work, but when our supporters are at their best, it makes a huge difference. That's just how it is.