Liverpool seek new 'heroes' without concussed Salah against Barcelona

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Liverpool seek new 'heroes' without concussed Salah against Barcelona

Liverpool must swing to far-fetched saints to topple a 3-0 Champions League semi-last, first leg shortfall against Barcelona on Tuesday as indicated by protector Trent Alexander-Arnold after top scorer Mohamed Salah was precluded with blackout. 

Roberto Firmino will likewise be missing against the Spanish heroes leaving Jurgen Klopp without two of his most powerful weapons for an officially huge test. 

"Clearly we have two of our primary goalscorers out, however it additionally shows an open door for a portion of different chaps to come in, become well known and make themselves legends," said Alexander-Arnold. 

"In the event that we do topple the shortage tomorrow, at that point whoever scores, their name will dependably be recalled in light of the fact that I am certain it will be one of those extremely uncommon evenings." 

Salah was stretchered off amid Liverpool's strained 3-2 succeed at Newcastle on Saturday that kept alive their odds of a first Premier League title in 29 years in the wake of crashing into Magpies' goalkeeper Martin Dubravka for a high ball. 

"It's a blackout so implies he would not be permitted to play," said Klopp at his pre-coordinate public interview on Monday. 

"He feels OK yet it isn't adequate from a therapeutic perspective there's nothing more to it. He's frantic (to play) yet we can't do it." 

Klopp was reasonable next to him odds of advancing to a second continuous Champions League last, however wouldn't surrender trust with Liverpool's history of European rebounds. 

"Together with our supporters it was a long season and there is something like somewhat opportunity to make it significantly more," included Klopp. 

"Two of the world's best strikers are not accessible tomorrow evening and we need to score four objectives against Barcelona to experience following an hour and a half. 

"It doesn't make life simpler, however as long as we have 11 players on the pitch, we will attempt it." 

- Anfield an additional man - 

Luis Suarez scored the opening objective against his previous club in a week ago's first leg at the Camp Nou, however in front of his arrival to Anfield, the Uruguayan cautioned his present partners of the lift playing on home soil will give Liverpool. 

"To play at Anfield resembles playing with an additional man for what the fans transmit to the Liverpool players," said Suarez. 

What's more, Barcelona mentor Ernesto Valverde trusts assault will be the best type of guard as though the Catalans escape objective, Liverpool should score five. 

"What we need to do is score," said Valverde. 

Suarez will be joined by Lionel Messi and Philippe Coutinho on his arrival to Anfield after a £142 million move to Barca from Liverpool a year ago. 

Be that as it may, Ousmane Dembele is missing for the guests because of hamstring damage and Valverde trusts the Frenchman's nonattendance will be felt the same amount of as Salah and Firmino. 

"We don't need any player to be harmed. It would have been uncommon to see them all on the field. They are extremely significant," he included. 

"Dembele's nonattendance is an issue. Against a group that surrenders space (in behind) it is constantly essential to have player like Ousmane."