Liverpool prepares for the first game of the Premier League against West Ham

Mohamed Salah hopes to start where he left him in the Premier League this season

Liverpool prepares for the first game of the Premier League against West Ham, while Mohamed Salah and Co aim to start with a win

  • Liverpool trained at Melwood on Friday on the eve of the league's new season
  • The aspirants to the title of the Premier League begin their campaign receiving West Ham
  • Jurgen Klopp gave a boost when Fabinho trained despite the setback due to injury

James Dutton for Mailonline

Hopes are well ahead of the 2018-19 season around Liverpool, and Jurgen Klopp's team looked determined when they trained at Melwood on Friday.

The Reds begin the new campaign by hosting West Ham at Anfield on Sunday and will look for three points to start successfully.

Mohamed Salah and Co seemed focused on the training camp as they intensified their preparations before the big kickoff.

Mohamed Salah hopes to start where he left him in the Premier League this season

Mohamed Salah hopes to start where he left him in the Premier League this season

Roberto Firmino stretches his legs while Liverpool trains before his opening game

Roberto Firmino stretches his legs while Liverpool trains before his opening game

Roberto Firmino stretches his legs while Liverpool trains before his opening game

It is unlikely that Captain Jordan Henderson will appear as he advances towards his complete physical state

It is unlikely that Captain Jordan Henderson will appear as he advances towards his complete physical state

It is unlikely that Captain Jordan Henderson will appear as he advances towards his complete physical state

Jurgen Klopp received a boost, with Brazilian midfielder Fabinho taking the field despite being named doubt for the opening game.

The new signing of £ 43 million had missed training on Thursday after picking up a blow in the friendly win over Torino on Tuesday night.

And as Klopp prepares to begin his fourth season at the helm, he admits they are preparing for a title challenge after spending the summer.

"My own expectations are always very high, we will have to make the most of them (the pressure after spending a lot), I always hope to reach the highest level, but it does not work all the time," Klopp said.

New signing Fabinho trained at Melwood on Friday despite being a doubt for Sunday's game

New signing Fabinho trained at Melwood on Friday despite being a doubt for Sunday's game

New signing Fabinho trained at Melwood on Friday despite being a doubt for Sunday's game

Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana could appear at Liverpool when they host West Ham

Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana could appear at Liverpool when they host West Ham

Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana could appear at Liverpool when they host West Ham

Jurgen Klopp studies the scene at Melwood before the start of his fourth season in charge

Jurgen Klopp studies the scene at Melwood before the start of his fourth season in charge

Jurgen Klopp studies the scene at Melwood before the start of his fourth season in charge

"I think it was quite normal for us to have a point where we spend more money." The last few years that I had to sit here and defend our transfer behavior, we sold more than what we brought.

"Everything makes sense, we had to create a squad strong enough and wide enough to face the Premier League.

"People ask me if it's the best squad I've had? I do not think about it, it's about what we do with him, how often we meet, how often we get in the mood to fight against all these Premier League teams. who want to have our points. "

"The window is only closed in one way, so we can not buy more, but we can sell, not in the Premier League, but it's clear that things are going to happen."

Liverpool made four big-name signings at Alisson, Naby Keita, Fabinho and Xherdan Shaqiri, as they strengthened their back-to-back squad.

Georginio Wijnaldum and Mohamed Salah express their thoughts in a conversation inside Melwood

Georginio Wijnaldum and Mohamed Salah express their thoughts in a conversation inside Melwood

Georginio Wijnaldum and Mohamed Salah express their thoughts in a conversation inside Melwood

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