Minamino impressed in his last appearance which came in the 7-0 thrashing of Crystal Palace as he scored their opening goal.
Giving his verdict on Minamino's first year at the club, Klopp said: “You come in, a new club and everybody thinks that you will score 20, 30, 40 goals and stuff like this.
“He is in a good shape - a really good shape - he developed, he got used to it.
“He was a good player when we signed him, obviously, but he got used to the intensity, the league, training, all this stuff.
“He made big steps. I know the last game he played was Crystal Palace and since then we didn't win another [game], so we should think about involving him, obviously."
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