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Jurgen Klopp tells Liverpool players to be 'angry'

Klopp wants his players to give everything they have against Hull. Credit: Reuters

Jurgen Klopp has challenged his Liverpool players "to be angry" when Hull City visit Anfield in the Premier League this weekend.

The Reds have recovered from a disappointing defeat at Burnley in August to win two games and draw one [away at White Hart Lane], lifting them to 6th in the table.

While Liverpool's performances against stiff opposition have tended to be positive under Klopp, there remains a question mark against them when teams with less quality sit back and frustrate them.

Klopp believes the key to his team dealing with this challenge successfully lies with the preparation and mentality of the players.

He said:

We need to be angry [against Hull]. They want our points. We have to think about why people think we have problems against bus-parking. I don’t know why people think we have problems with this? I didn’t see too much space against Chelsea.

It will be difficult, but if we accept before that it is difficult then we can perform and that is what we should do. We have to go to Anfield on Saturday afternoon in the most positive mood we have ever been in. I know we will be ready.

– Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp

Hull v Arsenal line-ups

Shkodran Mustafi starts at the back for Arsenal. Credit: PA

Hull: Jakupovic, Robertson, Davies, Meyler, Huddlestone, Hernandez, Snodgrass, Clucas, Livermore, Diomande, Elmohamady.

Arsenal: Cech, Bellerin, Mustafi, Koscielny, Monreal, Coquelin, Cazorla, Walcott, Ozil, Iwobi, Sanchez.


Hull City sign goalkeeper Marshall from Cardiff

Hull City have finally dipped into the transfer market to sign goalkeeper David Marshall from Cardiff City.

The Premier League side had only one fit senior goalkeeper for the opening three games of the season due to a long-term injury to first choice Allan McGregor.

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