Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp's praise for Wout Weghorst and Burnley

Liverpool boss Jurgen klopp's praise for Wout Weghorst and Burnley
Liverpool boss Jurgen klopp's praise for Wout Weghorst and Burnley

LIVERPOOL boss Jurgen Klopp has singled out Wout Weghorst for praise ahead of Sunday’s Premier League clash with the Clarets.

The Dutch international impressed in a 1-1 draw with Manchester United on Tuesday night, setting up Jay Rodriguez’s equaliser.

Klopp says Burnley produced a “proper team performance” against the Red Devils and is expecting a tough test at Turf Moor this weekend.

"I had the pleasure to watch Burnley against United. This situation explains the Premier League the best,” said the Liverpool chief.

“The quality they produced was incredible. It was a proper team performance. There is a big possibility for them to still stay in the league.

"They brought in a new striker. If you saw the game, you would have seen he is a lively boy," said Klopp.

"He was very active all over the pitch. Burnley ask for all physicality you can put in a game, we cannot have the ball all the time and they are good when they have the ball.

"They have footballers everywhere. On top of that, the set-piece threat, we have to be aware and concentrated."

The Reds ran out 2-0 winners when the sides met at Anfield earlier this season thanks to goals from Diogo Jota and Sadio Mane.

Klopp’s men sit second in the Premier League table – nine points behind leaders Manchester City, who have played an extra game.

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