🚨TEAM NEWS: Salah, Mane out as Liverpool name team for Saints test

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has made wholesome changes to his squad that will be up against Southampton in the Premier League.

Alisson Becker and Ibou Konate are the only players left from the triumph over Chelsea in the FA Cup final on penalties at Wembley.

Mo Salah and Virgil van Dijk are both absent after picking up knocks against Chelsea. Neither in the squad for the Champions League final against Real Madrid in 11 days’ time. Jordan Henderson, Sadio Mane, Thiago Alcantara, Luis Diaz, Andy Robertson, Trent Alexander-Arnold anad Naby Keita also drop out.

Harvey Elliott, 19, and Takumi Minamino – who had a loan spell at Southampton last season – come into the team. Both make appearances for the first time since the 1-0 FA Cup quarter-final win at Nottingham Forest in March.

Liverpool: Alisson; Gomez, Matip, Konate, Tsimikas; Milner, Jones, Elliott; Minamino, Jota, Firmino.

Subs: Kelleher, Thiago, Keita, Henderson, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Diaz, Robertson, Origi, Williams.

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