21st March 2017
Jürgen Klopp has explained why he believes Liverpool’s training camp in Tenerife will benefit his squad ahead of the Merseyside derby.
A party comprising of first-team regulars who are not on international duty, such as James Milner and Joel Matip, and Academy prospects, including Yan Dhanda and Adam Lewis, flew out to the Spanish island on Monday.
Some members of the players’ families have also travelled, with the group set to conclude their stay on Friday – a little over a week before Everton visit Anfield in the Premier League on April 1.
Klopp feels that the chance to sample a different training environment while also spending time with their loved ones could provide his team with a valuable boost before they enter the final stages of the season.
“The players are here because we have to train. It’s a wonderful opportunity that the club gave us, that we can bring all the families with us here, that we have this time and can combine different things,” the boss told Liverpoolfc.com in Tenerife.