With Brendan Rodgers suffering 1-1 draws in the first two games of Liverpool’s Europa League campaign, Klopp remained coy when asked whether he would field a rotated side against Rubin on Thursday night.
Addressing the media ahead of his inaugural Anfield outing, the German said that “you want stability.”
“You cannot rotate four, five or six positions,” he told reporters at Melwood.
“Rotation is okay if players can handle the situation, but if you know before that they are not then that is not okay. We have to decide.
“Of course we can change, we have two or three options – maybe we will take one of them.
“We cannot bring Benteke and Firmino as starters, for example.
“If all the players are fit, and we work together for a while, then you can think about the whole situation, but that’s not our situation.
“We saw all the young players this week, we had special exercises with them, so we know a little more about this guys.
“It was good what we saw, so we will see who will be with us tomorrow.”
Jose Enrique and Joao Carlos Teixeira—two peripheral figures who will be hopeful of an outing under Klopp this season—will not be able to feature, however.
Both were omitted from Rodgers’ original Europa League squad.