Klopp unsure of Man United rotation plans

Klopp unsure of Man United rotation plans

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has admitted that he is unsure of how Manchester United will line up when they meet for their rescheduled fixture.

Liverpool meets United on Thursday with Klopp admitting that the fixture pile would force both teams to field different players with Klopp backing Solskjaer on his rotation plans.

"We have to do that very often and people never like that because it is always like this. We have cup competitions and we have games and games and games, so we rotate and people always think we don't respect the competition.

“I think everybody is 100 percent sure Ole Gunnar Solskjaer respects the Premier League 100 percent, but the situation is now like it is - and I really think it's crazy what we did with that.

"I know there were not proper solutions, but I think there could be a better situation than that, I am pretty sure. I am not, is it possible that United has a weekend off after that or something like that? So, three games in five days but then a weekend off, so it looks like there could have been a window where we could have done something slightly different. But it is a decision and I understand that he doesn't like that, definitely,” Klopp said after the Southampton win on Saturday.

The Reds are fighting for a top-four spot with the Saturday win putting them in position six with 57 points; six points below fourth-placed Leicester City.