With the Club World Cup on their schedule, do Liverpool have enough depth?

Having won the Champions League last term, their sixth major European Cup success, Liverpool gained entry into the Club World Cup which will be held in Qatar this December.

The competition will mean that the Reds have at least an extra two games added to their schedule, in addition to their already hefty fixture list that includes competing in the Community Shield against Manchester City, as well as League Cup, FA Cup, Champions League and Premier League commitments.

Jurgen Klopp’s men also have a UEFA Super Cup game to think about against Chelsea on the 14th August – they are in with a chance to win a staggering seven trophies next term.

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But with that, they will need a big squad that is able to contend with a possible 67 games if they make it to the finals of every competition – 69 if they are taken to replays in the FA Cup third and fourth round.

So, do the Reds have a big enough squad to cope?

Above are all of the players available to cover in each position.

It can be said that Liverpool have a very strong first and second team, which could compete competently in competitions such as the FA Cup and League Cup.

However, their third-string side doesn’t look too much different other than the likes of Harry Wilson, Caoimhin Kelleher, Adam Lewis and Ryan Kent, all of whom are unproven at the top level.

Furthermore, Liverpool have already slapped £15m price tags on the heads of Clyne and Mignolet with Napoli and Bournemouth respectively interested, whilst there is also interest from Leeds in both Wilson and Kent; their squad could get even thinner.

When title rivals Manchester City have the likes of Gabriel Jesus, Phil Foden, Riyad Mahrez and Leroy Sane sat on their bench – perhaps that depth is the reason they won four trophies last season – then it can easily be argued that Liverpool don’t have enough bodies for their seven-competition season next term.

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