Jurgen Klopp positive about Liverpool's prospects for new season

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is confident of another good domestic and European season as the club gear up for a 'friendly' against Manchester United in Thailand.

Tuesday's friendly at the Rajamangala Stadium sees Erik ten Hag take charge of his first match as United boss and Liverpool play for the first time since last month's Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid.

But despite the commotion caused by the two Premier League clubs' arrival at Suvarnabhumi Airport, Klopp still had time to talk about the new season which starts in less than a month.

"You always need a little bit of luck, how we all know, if you want to win a trophy," said Klopp.

"But to play a good season you need first and foremost consistency, that's what it's all about and that's what we will try. I have no doubt about the quality of the boys.

"We brought in new players - yes, we lost a few players - but we brought in new players; if you want, fresh blood, really helpful. There are no places already sorted, who will play where.

"The boys will make pressure, which is important. We have five subs from now on in the Premier League as well - we have to get used to that, we have to adapt to that. I'm really looking forward to it.

"There are no guarantees in football but there's a good chance that we (will) play another good season, I would say."

Klopp also spoke about the glamour friendly against Manchester United.

"Usually football matches are the most important thing for us but in this specific case it is really more for the people," the Liverpool boss said.

"We brought here 37 players, so we have all generations here and we have to use all of them because the boys who were on international duty in the summer only arrived today pretty much and they cannot play too long.

"But we will try to give them a few minutes as well, so it will be really exciting.

"Manchester United - a new manager, trained a little bit longer than us so might be, I'm not sure, in a better situation in the moment.

"But we see it as an important test because it's against United and we don't play friendlies, obviously both teams don't play friendlies against each other, so we will see what we can do."

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