Liverpool boss Jürgen Klopp has backed his side to put in a top performance against Real Madrid in the Champions League final at the end of the month, but has admitted that Los Blancos will prove tricky opposition.
Speaking after his side's 7-6 aggregate win over Roma in the semi-final, via the Liverpool Echo, Klopp claimed that he's had enough of being runners-up with the Reds.
He said: "
“There's still a job to do but that's how it is. Going to a final is really nice but winning is even nicer. We will be ready, but it is Real Madrid.
"I think 80% of the team of Real Madrid played all these finals.
The Brazilian youngster has impressed on loan for Newcastle United this season, but Chelsea's asking price could prove too steep for the Magpies given owner Mike Ashley's notoriously stringent approach to allocating transfer funds.