Daniel Sturridge will not be guaranteed a place in the Liverpool first-team if the 28-year-old cannot seal a short-term loan move away from Anfield this month.
Sturridge has attracted interest from Italy and Spain in recent weeks, with Inter Milan boss Luciano Spalletti eager to add more firepower to the San Siro.
Man, we had a world class striker in Sturridge. I just want this man to come on in a game and just bang in 4-5 goals. Make Klopp think again. #LFC— #8 (@KingBasu1) January 26, 2018
However, if the England international is forced to stay in Liverpool for the rest of the season,
"I have never in my life promised a player game time for the next few months. It is not possible," Klopp claimed, as quoted by the Mirror.
"When Daniel is fit, training, in shape he is still an outstanding striker there is no doubt about that. But he did not play the last few weeks - for different reasons
"Of course one of them was Roberto Firmino's performance, then Dom Solanke's development. And Daniel in and out of training.