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Liverpool Confirm 23-Man Squad For Club World Cup

Reigning European champions Liverpool have named their 23-man squad to take part in the FIFA Club World Cup, where they could meet African champions Esperance de Tunis in the final.

Read: CAF Names 10-Man Shortlist For African Player Of The Year

On Thursday, 2018/19 UEFA Champions League winners Liverpool announced their squad for the upcoming Club World Cup in Qatar.

The Reds have named a near full-strength squad as they go in pursuit of a first title, although Nathaniel Clyne, Fabinho and Joel Matip have been excluded due to their respective injuries.

Jurgen Klopp's side will enter the competition at the semi-final stage, and could face 2018/19 CAF Champions League winners Esperance if both sides progress from their respective matches. 

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Here is the Reds' full squad for the showpiece tournament:

Goalkeepers: Alisson Becker, Adrian & Andy Lonergan

Defenders: Trent Alexander-Arnold, Neco Williams, Andrew Robertson, Virgil van Dijk, Dejan Lovren & Joe Gomez.

Midfielders: Jordan Henderson (captain), James Milner, Georginio Wijnaldum, Naby Keita, Curtis Jones, Adam Lallana, Harvey Elliott & Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. 

Forwards: Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino, Xherdan Shaqiri, Rhian Brewster & Divock Origi.

Read: Liverpool Smash All-Time Club Record With Derby Win

Liverpool last competed in the Club World Cup in 2005, when they ended as runners-up to Brazilian side Sao Paulo.

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