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Liverpool boss Klopp: Lijnders can help us stop Felix

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp admits he's wary facing Joao Felix ahead of their Champions League clash with Atletico Madrid.

The Reds resume their title defence this week in the first-leg of the round of 16.

And Klopp will look for a little inside knowledge as Liverpool look to quell Felix.

“I have the same opinion as 99% of people in the football world," he added. “He is outstanding, what a talent he is.

“He combines pretty much everything. Some of our coaches, Pep (Lijnders) and Vitor (Matos), I think they worked with him when he was a kid (at Porto). I will ask them.

“But he is a special, special talent.

“That early in his career, he is able to combine his technical skills with speed and awareness in small spaces. I never could do it, so it must be really difficult!

“He is a football intelligent guy on top of that with his movements. The package is really, really interesting."

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