Jurgen Klopp says the vast majority of his Liverpool players will need to get used to the fact that "maybe somebody else" will be rotated into the team instead of them on a game-by-game basis.

After the Super Cup win over Chelsea , the Reds boss made three changes to his side for Saturday's 2-1 victory at Southampton , with Trent Alexander-Arnold, Gini Wijnaldum and Roberto Firmino coming in for Joe Gomez, Fabinho and Jordan Henderson.

Those alterations meant that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain dropped back to midfield, and Klopp says that only two positions in his team - goalkeeper and centre-back - are unlikely to experience the kind of intense rotation that he feels will be needed in order to give his side the best possible chance of success in all competitions this season.

Wijnaldum came into the Liverpool team at Southampton, with Fabinho dropping to the bench

“No football player should play 50 or 60 games a season, especially not in these intense positions,” said Klopp after the game at St Mary's, via The Telegraph .

“Goalie and a centre-half maybe do it but all the rest: give whatever you have and next game maybe somebody else will do the job.

“That’s the plan, but we can only do that if they all stay fit.”

Klopp will ultimately make a change in goal in the coming weeks when No.1 stopper Alisson returns to full fitness and takes the place of understudy Adrian, whose error at Southampton failed to prevent the Reds from winning.

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