Liverpool 3-1 Torino: Reds end pre-season with victory at Anfield

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Liverpool 3-1 Torino: Reds end pre-season with victory at Anfield

Potential exits from Anfield before Thursday's transfer deadline could include Danny Ings, Simon Mignolet, Marko Grujic and Divock Origi, who have all been linked with moves away from the Merseyside club.

"He can still play as the eight or we could play some games with a double six, Fabinho could play the eight or whatever, that's all possible", Klopp stated as he hinted at a flexible formation for the 2018/19 season.

"Improvement, development, using our football last season as a basis and make the next steps".

The Reds earned plenty of praise for their strong performances last season as Jurgen Klopp's men ended up in fourth place in the Premier League table and reached the Champions League final.

"And I'm not saying that on the back of the Champions League final, it's something we've spoken about before".

'I was not surprised to be honest but as a human being I was hoping for it and I loved it, ' he added. You have to wait.

Roberto Firmino starred as Liverpool rounded off an impressive pre-season with a comfortable 3-1 win over Italians Torino at Anfield on Tuesday.

Jurgen Klopp's side have only been beaten once in their nine friendlies this summer and kick off their Premier League campaign at home to West Ham United on Sunday.

Klopp has not ruled out captain Jordan Henderson featuring on Sunday despite only returning to training at the weekend. One of the main things I was asked about after the game was: "'Can he really play as the No.6?' I said: "'Yes, he can and he will.' He had to learn and he had to improve and that's exactly what he did".

The Champions League finalists will kick off as second favourites behind Manchester City, and they're seen as the Citizens' main rivals for a reason, as they dished out one of only two City defeats of the Premier League season a year ago.

"But it is Hendo, so to be honest in the first session it looked like he trained for the whole three weeks".

"He's experienced enough not to bring himself in hard situations where he has to run two or three miles in two minutes".

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