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Fabinho admits playing for Klopp's Liverpool 'not easy'

Fabinho admits playing for Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool "is not easy".

The midfielder says he needs to be at the very top physically to meet the demands of Klopp's system.

Fabinho told El Pais: “Playing for this team is not easy. It is not easy to be up to the challenge physically and to have the necessary intensity. But when you get used to this style, it's really nice.

"Concretely, in my position, I can often have the ball. Lately, the opponents have been waiting for us more behind and that means we have to have more patience and this gives me more time. I can take the time to analyse the match further and choose between long play and short play. This is why it is good to have a lot of offensive solutions.

"The fact that there are seven players moving to ask for the ball causes headaches for the opponent. In addition, I have great confidence in my exchanges with Van Dijk, Matip or Gomez. Sometimes there is a one on one with the attackers, but there is always very good communication."

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