The South Korean has been unavailable for the Tottenham since their opening match of the season at Newcastle due to his participation in the Asian Games.
Sadio Mane has been that man for Liverpool, with four goals already this season and looking like this could be his year to emerge from the shadow of Mohamed Salah, who netted twice the last time these two sides played. Klopp asked the reporter during his press conference.
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The Merseyside club had an impressive season last campaign as well, finishing 4th in the domestic league and reaching the Champions League final against Real Madrid in May.
He said: "It was a massive wake-up call for us to show more respect to the competition and to realise that in come circumstances you can beat Manchester United, different teams and opponents".
"Why? I think their method is exhausting for the front three". Last year, for example, we had no chance to focus on one competition because we had to qualify for the Champions League and I don't think that even Gary Neville would have said, 'Quarter-finals of the Champions League, let City win.' It doesn't work like this.
"Actually I don't like to compare players but we had similar players and questions about Robbo (Andrew Robertson) and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain", he said.
"It feels like we have 500 games in the next seven weeks". They are different in the way that they play and how they act on the pitch. It is a big misunderstanding that we will plan for the game tomorrow and [also] think about the game after and the game after.
"The other is for me a more complete player but both are complete players".
"Mauricio Pochettino has the same issue to get ready for the game tomorrow, that's how it is". After a big win over Manchester United, Tottenham's latest result was a 2-1 loss to Watford.