Liverpool face fitness concerns in defence for West Ham opener - Jurgen Klopp

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'Joel (Matip), we'll have to see.

Liverpool next play Torino on Tuesday night, but it is unlikely that Alisson will feature again as Loris Karius is primed to get the nod in the Reds' final pre-season fixture of the summer.

And in the build-up to this final friendly, the German has made clear how crucial skipper Henderson is to his side's ambitions this season.

"He's quite a good footballer - probably as good as the goalie he is", Klopp told reporters after the match.

"There are no doubts about Hendo".

The latest reports from the World Cup winner's homeland indicate he might head to one of Liverpool's rivals instead though. "Leipzig were destined to lose him anyway but Dortmund aren't in that position with Pulisic".

"We need to be ready each week, not only for a few games".

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"Hendo for sure was involved in the first goal with a press ball that he didn't win".

Klopp believes the injury to the 32-year-old was the one negative of a day where his team delivered an extremely encouraging display. We can't change six players after 60 minutes.

"Maybe we will do some magic things with the formation on Tuesday".

You can keep up with the game from Anfield with our live blog from 6.15pm.

Brazil global Alisson arrived from Roma in a world record £67million deal for a goalkeeper, while Naby Keita, Fabinho and Xherdan Shaqiri have also joined for a combined £120m.

Liverpool lost Milner to a clash of heads with Napoli defender Mario Rui early in the second half in an incident that left the former England global needing 15 stitches.

The 29-year-old could come into contention for Liverpool's final pre-season fixture against Torino on Tuesday, with Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez the only senior centre-backs now fit and available.

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