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Liverpool boss Klopp: We can't think about Wilder at Sheffield Utd

Liverpool must focus solely on themselves when they take on Sheffield United in midweek.

The Reds are going to Bramall Lane to take on a Blades side that have a new manager.

Fan favorite Chris Wilder has replaced Paul Heckingbottom since their last game, a 5-0 loss to Burnley.

Speaking on that news, Reds boss Jurgen Klopp told reporters: “How can I know that? I obviously remember the way Sheffield United played under Chris Wilder.

“Overlapping wing-backs, or underlapping wing-backs, stuff like this. That's one part of it. He probably now has a press conference as well, I'm not sure, training after that, maybe another session tomorrow morning.

“First thing is we can probably bin our analysis! I was sitting yesterday in the office and somebody told me it might happen... but I watched it anyway. We will see. We have to focus on ourselves. I don't think he will now change too much. What can he change in that short period?

“We don't have to think too much about it. We really should just prepare for a football game. We play teams with five at the back, 5-3-2 and 5-4-1, quite frequently, to be honest. We have to make sure we give them a proper job to think about. I understand it's always like that – a new manager coming in and now we start getting confused; we shouldn't.

“Actually, we can play in different ways and as much I am happy for Chris that he's back in a job there at his club, if he thinks about us then it must be, 'Oh my God, they come from everywhere.' That's pretty much the thing, but the game will be played tomorrow, not today in the press conference."

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