Can would rather face a foreign club in the next round, however, telling reporters after Tuesday night's goalless second leg with Porto: "I prefer to not play an English team, but I don't care who".
It's true Porto were disappointing.
"Now we thought we give him, if possible, the last 20". The Egyptian entertained the crowd with some immaculate control but apart from that there was little entertainment on offer and the result Liverpool wanted secured with little drama.
The frustration has been clear.
Karius, who was Klopp's choice for European matches from the start of the season even before his promotion to full-time number one, has conceded just six goals - three of which came in a mad 45 minutes in Seville - in eight matches, the best record in the competition.
"Now we can prepare for the Manchester game and I am looking forward to it".
It has been claimed that Mignolet's agent will look towards the Premier League, the Bundesliga and Serie A, as he seeks to find a new home for his client. "We'll take it step-by-step and tonight it is cool".
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Alessandro Di Battista of the Five Star Movement, said: "Everyone is going to have to come and speak to us". The exit poll and projection shows no party or coalition will be able to claim an outright majority.
From Jesse Lingard's fine header in the 2-1 triumph against Chelsea to Nemanja Matic's stupendous sliced half-volley during the latest remarkable 3-2 victory at Crystal Palace, the Red Devils have valiantly scrapped to avert crises in consecutive run-outs.
Was solid in his role today and protected his back-line well.
Porto's Majeed Waris forced a save from Liverpool keeper Loris Karius in the 51st minute. Exactly seven other very good teams will be involved then. In the end, he settled for a blend of the two options, making five changes, while starting Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk on the bench.
They do have their Champions League last-16 second leg against Sevilla to contend with next Tuesday, but Klopp does not think that will be an advantage to Liverpool.
Lallana, the scorer of England's first goal in its World Cup qualification campaign, needs game time to show he is ready.
For a team of United's collective talent, assembled at a cost only dwarfed by their City neighbours, this should not be occurring with frequency. I think this year we belong there [in the quarter-finals] to be honest.
Klopp with Liverpool's lethal No.9.