Klopp hails Real Madrid; plots upset in UCL final

Zidane was a Champions League and World Cup winner as a player

Jürgen Klopp has said Mohamed Salah can follow Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi as a modern great but that the forward's only ambition must be sealing a phenomenal campaign for Liverpool with a starring role in the Champions League final.

A corner flag is pictured, showing the final venue during a Liverpool team training session at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine on May 25, 2018, on the eve of the UEFA Champions League final football match between Liverpool and Real Madrid.

Jurgen Klopp's men are the first English club to reach the final stage of the competition since Chelsea beat Bayern Munich in 2012 and while they go into the game as the underdogs, Real Madrid must not underestimate their firepower.

"Take Manchester City as an example, they only lost two games this season and I don't know how many they drew?"

"Religion is private, that is how I understand it, so nothing to say about that", he stated.

James Milner returns to the team after missing out on the final Premier League game of the season with a muscle problem.

Whatever the result of the Champions League final, Salah has made an impression on the African continent, and has carved a niche for himself both on and off the football pitch. He's shown that this year and he's got a...

"I want to be fine on Saturday, play well, to score if I can, but the important thing is to win - it doesn't matter who scores, what matters is making history", Ronaldo added.

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Around 1,000 Real fans handed back tickets, while a number of Liverpool supporters' flights have been cancelled due to insufficient landing space at Kiev's Boryspil Airport. "This is lovely. This is my passion, I've always been a good competitor, I like to compete and behind all that is a lot of hard work".

"I don't think I have been bought to win the Champions League final. If you like to compete and want to work hard you can achieve what we are doing".

Juve were the favourites and we knew that we needed to upgrade our level to go against them and win.

Ronaldo is looking to join an esteemed group of 10 players to win five European Cups by scoring in his fourth separate final.

The biggest mistake that Madrid can make is to take Liverpool lightly and if they're not right on top of their game from the first whistle, they could well find themselves two or three goals behind before they get going.

The comment was picked up by many in the Spanish media, with Marca saying the German coach had pinpointed the Los Blancos left-back as his team's weakness, a particularly big issue given Marcelo's direct opponent in the final will be Liverpool's main dangerman Mohamed Salah.

My memories of the 1988 FA Cup final against Wimbledon are painful reminder of how things can go horribly wrong when you least expect it, with the sands of time only slightly dulling my pain after that disgusting defeat.

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