Jürgen Klopp employs rugby tackle bags to prepare goalkeeper Alisson for Palace

• Liverpool goalkeeper has spent time dealing with set pieces
• Manager also believes Alexander-Arnold ready for Zaha

Jürgen Klopp believes the new Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson will not have to transform his game to adapt to the Premier League but he does face a different physical test at Crystal Palace on Monday.

The Brazil international enjoyed a comfortable debut against West Ham but has been preparing for the challenge posed by Christian Benteke and company at Selhurst Park. John Achterberg, Liverpool’s goalkeeping coach, has used rugby tackle bags on the £65m goalkeeper during intensive training sessions at Melwood that have also involved players crowding the penalty area to test Alisson on set pieces.

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via Football | The Guardian

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