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Jurgen Klopp will not risk Mohamed Salah’s fitness

Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp intends to call on Mohamed Salah for Sunday’s match against Wolves.

Jurgen Klopp will not risk fitness of Mohamed Salah even when he is leading the Premier League Golden Boot race.

Mohamed Salah has scored 22 goals for Liverpool and is just a goal ahead of second placed Heung Min Son. Son will play against Norwich in the last match of Tottenham Hotspur this season.

“It looks good but the boys make steps and we will see,” Klopp told reporters on Friday. “My preferred solution would be that they all could play at the weekend for rhythm reasons… but if not, then we take it from there. I cannot say 100%.

“I actually understand 100% [Salah’s] goalscoring battle with Son Heung-Min but we have no chance that we take any risks. But Mo doesn’t want to take any risks, there is no doubt about that.”

Klopp has also confirmed Divock Origi’s departure from the club after eight years in the club.

“I expect Div to get a special farewell. For me, he will always be a Liverpool legend and it has been a joy to work with him,” Klopp added.

“He’s one of the most important players I ever had. Wherever he will go he will be successful, 100%.”

“It’s been tough but great, a joy to be part of this season,” he said. “It’s exceptional this group… we have so many reasons to celebrate.”

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