For the second time in a row, Jota scored the winning goal for the Premier League champions.

The surprise was raised when Liverpool paid more than £ 40m to Jota, but proved to be value for money and is in competition to start against Atalanta on Tuesday evening.

“It’s good, what should the players be like when they join us,” Klopp said.

“He is at the best age, 23 years old, already experienced, played a lot of Premier League football, and made his way in Portugal.

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“He’s a really good boy and a really good sign. That’s the situation. We never stopped the players at the beginning, just the players usually need time to adjust.”

“But I knew before that it wouldn’t take long for him because of the way the wolves play. Yes, they play a different system, but the wolf intensity was and still is incredibly high.

“There might only be one player who should defend a little less – not much less, but a little less – he is [Raul] Jimenez. But the boys are on the wings, they had to run like crazy, so it was clear that he would be fine.

“Technically, we saw that it was good. All that remains is for you to find your feet, by and large, in a new environment.”

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If Matip is unable to play Nathaniel Phillips he will likely get another start alongside Joe Gomez.

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James Milner can enter midfield and replace Curtis Jones.

While Xherdan Shaqiri is pushing for a spot on the team after an impressive appearance on the bench at the weekend.

Liverpool squad: Alison, Alexander Arnold, Phillips, Gomez, Robertson, Milner, Henderson, Vinaldom, Mane, Salah, Jota.

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