Browsing: Jurgen Klopp

Meanwhile, the Eagles travel to Merseyside aiming to keep the momentum going from their hugely impressive 3-0 triumph over Tottenham Hotspur last weekend.

The Canaries amassed 97 points en route to the second-tier title last term, while Liverpool managed to end a topsy-turvy Premier League campaign in third position.

The former Southampton man has played pivotal roles in Liverpool’s Premier League and Champions League triumphs since arriving in January 2018 and boasts 13 goals from 130 appearances under Jurgen Klopp.

The Reds and Chelsea have matters in their own hands, unlike Leicester City, and a victory for Jurgen Klopp’s side at Anfield should be enough for them to wrap up a place in the top four.

The champions were on the end of a 7-2 humiliation in the reverse fixture at Villa Park in October – one of nine defeats they have suffered this season to leave them playing catch-up in the top-four race.

“I have made it public that I’d like to have him on board in our Olympic campaign and he hasn’t refused, which means he also wants to play with us,” Gharib, the celebrated former Egyptian player turned manager, said.

Low, who has held the position as Germany boss since 2006 and won the World Cup in 2014, has been under intense scrutiny in recent times following some disastrous results and reports of a rift with his players.