Jurgen Klopp threatens to pull Liverpool from the Carabao Cup after Arsenal win

first_img Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 30 Oct 2019 10:43 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link291Shares Comment Advertisement Klopp could pull Liverpool out of the tie (Picture: AMA/Getty Images)Jurgen Klopp has sensationally threatened to pull his Liverpool team from the Carabao Cup if an appropriate date is not found for their quarter-final tie.The German coach oversaw a dramatic win on penalties against Arsenal after a 5-5 draw in normal time, with Divock Origi scoring a dramatic injury time equaliser to force a shootout.Klopp fielded a young and inexperienced side against Unai Emery’s much-changed Arsenal but despite his young players doing him proud, he has now admitted Liverpool could forfeit their quarter-final tie. Klopp wants to find a suitable date (Picture: Getty Images)Liverpool will be scheduled to face one of Manchester City, Manchester United, Aston Villa, Colchester, Leicester, Everton or Oxford United in the final eight, but the match – which would normally be scheduled in the week commencing December 16 – is due to clash with their commitments in the Club World Cup.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTTheir first match in the inter-continental competition will take place on December 18 and Klopp has warned domestic fixture makers to find a suitable slot in the congested calendar – with Christmas a notoriously hectic time of year anyway – if they want Liverpool to fulfil their commitments in the Carabao Cup.‘If they don’t find an appropriate place for us, not 3am on Christmas Day, then we don’t play it,’ Klopp said after the Arsenal win.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘They have to make that decision. You have to think about these things. If you have a fixture list where one team cannot be part of all the games, then you have to think about the fixture list.‘Hopefully it starts now. I really think that’s fair, and this problem is obvious now. We will not be the victim of this problem.‘We play tonight, we wanted to win it, we did that, and if they don’t find a proper date for us, then we cannot play the next round and whoever is our opponent will go through. Or Arsenal play them.’Should Liverpool pull out of the Carabao Cup?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Jamie Carragher tells Arsenal to sell Shkodran Mustafi after Liverpool defeatMORE: Chelsea 1-2 Manchester United: Marcus Rashford’s stunning free-kick sends Blues crashing out of Carabao Cup Jurgen Klopp threatens to pull Liverpool from the Carabao Cup after Arsenal win Advertisementlast_img read more

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