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Liverpool boss Klopp blasts Neville: I'm not like him!

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp took aim at former Manchester United captain Gary Neville during today's presser.

Neville responded to Klopp's astonishing BT Sport interview at Brighton by insisting that the German's only aim of his outbursts is to give his players as much rest as possible and the best playing times to suit his players.

"I heard now Gary Neville said - I understood it but I can't remember what he exactly said - but it's not about Liverpool," Klopp said.

"Whatever he thinks maybe is evidence of what he would do, how he would deal with a situation like that but he cannot think or should not think that I'm like him because I'm not like him, I speak about all the players and not only the Liverpool players.

"He said three subs helps them. It is only because we haven't voted yesterday it doesn't make the problem go away.

"It's not about Liverpool, I don't really have five players at the moment I can bring, I can bring kids and stuff like this and that's all ok and it's our problem nothing to do with the general problem but it's about all the players, and it's about load management and nothing else.

"Load management not for getting an advantage, loan management for dealing with the problem which this Covid situation is for football as well, dealing with the situation in the best possible way and we cannot just ignore it because some people say it would be an advantage for others because it's not about an advantage, I cannot say it often enough."

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