In fact, Jürgen Klopp has always trusted Takumi Minamino despite his seldom playing. His loan spell at Southampton last season was for Takumi Minami. Liverpool is not an easy task because now.
But Takumi Minamino’s chance came as both Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane had to return to their home countries to prepare for the Africa Nations Cup. Makes Takumi Minamino likely to come up as a starter for Liverpool during the time. The two main characters are not present. Takumi Minamino’s self that is suitable for Liverpool’s starting line-up. But Recently had to be substituted from the field because of injury. It unable to continue competing.
In which Jürgen Klopp admits Takumi Minamino remains a key player especially. When two key players travel to the pitch at the African Nations. Cup like this, with Jürgen Klopp giving an interview Takumi Minamino’s injury is not a big concern. But the big problem is that he can’t play. He doesn’t know how long he’ll be out. I hope that Takumi Minamino will return to the field soon. Because he is a very important player for Liverpool.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits they ‘desperately’ need forward Takumi Minamino to stay fit to cover for the absences of Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane.
With two of his first-choice front line away for a month at the Africa Cup of Nations and Divock Origi still injured, the Reds boss is relying on Roberto Firmino, Diogo Jota and a fit-again Minamino.
The Japan international has scored nine times in 45 appearances but two thirds of those goals have come in just five Carabao Cup ties, with the competition offering the 26-year-old his best opportunities since arriving from RB Salzburg two years ago.