It is certainly not all doom and gloom – Liverpool have still only lost twice in the league all season – but Klopp will hope his side can rediscover their mojo swiftly. They travel to Aston Villa in the FA Cup third round on Friday, and then face Manchester United in a top-of-the-table clash at Anfield on January 17. They also visit Tottenham and West Ham, and host Burnley, before the month is out.
Liverpool played their first game after the announcement of the European Super League, and failed to win against Leeds
He said: “He senses where the space is and how to use it. I wouldn’t necessarily say he’s a dribbler with skills and tricks but he’s dynamic. How he plays, he is unique in some ways.