Six things discovered in the Liverpool draw as the Jürgen Klopp experiment could offer new transfer tips

MS TECHNOLOGY ARENAFOURTH // Liverpool closed their German training camp with the second pre-season friendly of the summer against Greuther Fürth. Jürgen Klopp once again took the opportunity to test a wide range of his players as they played out a 4-4 draw.

Luis Díaz opened the scoring midway through the first half with a fine finish after being denied moments earlier. A mix between Adrián and James McConnell headed the hosts level shortly after the restart, before a superb Darwin Núñez double looked to have secured another win for the Reds on their travels.

However, Fürth hit back, with a goal from Lukas Petkov and a finish from Armindo Sieb giving the hosts an unexpected lead. However, Mohamed Salah was late on to ensure the Reds avoided defeat.

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There was still no sign of either Jordan Henderson or Fabinho as the pair close in on a move to Saudi Arabia, while there was another notable absence from the squad.

Dominik Szoboszlai sat out the game after picking up a knock in training, but there was a return for Alisson Becker as Liverpool’s number one was back in goal after missing the opening game of the summer against Karlsruher.

The starting XI took a much more familiar role, although Conor Bradley continued at right-back with Trent Alexander-Arnold again starting in midfield, while Ben Doak took Mohamed Salah’s usual place in the side as Diogo Jota was chosen ahead of Núñez after his two goals last week.

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