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Liverpool boss Klopp: Time for Minamino recall!

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp admits he may've been wrong holding back Takumi Minamino.

Minamino impressed in his last appearance which came in the 7-0 thrashing of Crystal Palace as he scored their opening goal.

Since then, Liverpool have drawn with West Brom and Newcastle, before losing to Southampton last weekend.

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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