Klopp just pointed to Liverpool line-up adjustment that could provide support for Mac Allister

Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp, in his first game of the season against Chelsea, will leave a sizable gap in the middle of the pitch, missing the number six specialist.

The Reds are seeking to sign Southampton midfielder Roméo Lavia to replace Fabinho, who left at the end of last month to join Saudi Pro League club Al-Ittihad but has so far been unsuccessful with multiple bids.

Most recently, they saw a $58m (£45m/€52m) bid turned down by Southampton on Monday and as negotiations are ongoing (via Sky Sports), Lavia is unlikely to start at Stamford Bridge even if a deal has been closed. not. next days.

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Liverpool have Stefan Bajčetić and Thiago on their side, but it looks like neither of them will be up against the Blues after missing the entire pre-season as they recover from the injuries that ended their 2022/23 season.

And in recent friendlies, Klopp returned mainly to number eight on Curtis Jones and Alexis Mac Allister to play the defensive midfielder role. But in his speech after beating Darmstadt 3-1 at Deepdale, he hinted that a brief shape change could offer a temporary solution.

“I’m really happy with my physical condition, we looked really fresh and really good. “Now, in the next 5-6 days, we have to find a line-up for the Chelsea game, not the whole season, and we’ll start from there.”

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