Chelsea boss Conte was once talking to near buddy Massimo Carrera – who manages Spartak Moscow – this week forward of the Champions League conflict in Russia.
The Liverpool boss was once unconcerned by means of the inside track that Carrera have been discussing his facet with his Premier League rival, and pointed to his awesome fresh file towards the Blues.
“We won against Chelsea, by the way. So he probably couldn’t say a lot!” Klopp stated.
“OK, they were champions, but we won against them.”
Klopp was once additionally requested about his personal arrangements for this night’s tie and the way he went about researching the opposition.
“I don’t have any former colleagues which I could ask. I have to do my own work,” stated Klopp.
Italians Carrera and Conte performed in combination once they each joined Juventus in 1991, the place they gained a Champions League and Serie A, sooner than the Spartak trainer departed for Atalanta after 5 years.
“I did call him the other day but it’s not just Liverpool we discussed. We talked about our families, private matters and all that,” stated Carrera.
“Liverpool have been additionally discussed in fact.
“No wish to indicate any of the avid gamers — they all are of outstanding high quality.
“But it doesn’t change anything, our task is to neutralise them all and play to our strengths.”