Klopp names Liverpool’s 24-man squad for Champions League final

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London, May 24 (IANS) Liverpool’s head coach Jürgen Klopp on Thursday named the 24-man team traveling to the Ukrainian capital Kiev to take on Spanish giant Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League final.

There were few surprises on the team sheet which featured stalwart Anfield fixtures such as Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mané, James Milner and Emre Can, reports Efe.

Left-back Andy Robertson and right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold, two youngsters who have soon made a name for themselves among Liverpool fan favorites, were also off to face Madrid.

The Reds are to train at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium on Friday before the final there the following day.

The full 24-squad was as follows:

Goalkeepers: Loris Karius, Simon Mignolet, Danny Ward

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Defenders: Trent Alexander-Arnold, Nathan Clyne, Virgil van Dijk, Dejan Lovren, Ragnar Klavan, Alberto Moreno, Andrew Robertson, Nathaniel Phillips

Midfield: Georginio Wijnaldum, James Milner, Jordan Henderson, Adam Lallana, Emre Can, Curtis Jones, Rafa Camacho

Forwards: Roberto Firmino, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mané, Danny Ings, Dominic Solanke, Ben Woodburn

–IANS

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