The 20 Liverpool players on international duty in September

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Liverpool will have 20 senior players on international duty with their respective nations ahead of a busy September break.

The Reds thrashed Arsenal 4-0 at Anfield in their final outing before the break, producing a stunning performance to ensure positivity remains on Merseyside.

Jurgen Klopp and his backroom staff are now planning for the months ahead, and that includes a productive end to the summer transfer window.

But what is in store for the German’s first-team squad during the international break?

While both Nathaniel Clyne and Adam Lallana have been ruled out through injury, Jordan Henderson and Daniel Sturridge were called into Gareth Southgate’s England squad.

The Three Lions will take on Malta (September 1) and Slovakia (September 4) as they look to seal their place at next summer’s World Cup in Russia.

Elsewhere, Klopp’s key attacking quartet of Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and the wantaway Philippe Coutinho have been called up by Senegal, Egypt and Brazil respectively.

Senegal will twice take on Burkina Faso (September 2 & 5), Egypt play Uganda (August 31 & September 5) and Brazil face Ecuador (September 1) and Colombia (September 5).

CARDIFF, WALES - Thursday, June 11, 2015: Belgium and Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet during a training session at the Cardiff City Stadium ahead of the UEFA Euro 2016 Qualifying Round Group B match against Wales. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Simon Mignolet and Divock Origi have been included for Belgium ahead of their qualifiers against Gibraltar (August 31) and Greece (September 3).

As they prepare for another hopeful run at a major tournament, Chris Coleman’s Wales are boosted by the involvement of both Danny Ward and Ben Woodburn.

Woodburn will be looking to make his senior international debut, with Wales set to take on Austria (September 2) and Moldova (September 5).

Dejan Lovren is in the Croatia squad for clashes with Kosovo (September 2) and Turkey (September 5), while Ragnar Klavan will captain Estonia against Greece (August 31) and Cyprus (September 3).

As the Netherlands look to rebuild under Dick Advocaat, Georginio Wijnaldum will be involved in qualifiers against France (August 31) and Bulgaria (September 3).

Germany's Emre Can at the international soccer match between German and Slovakia in the WWK Arena in Augsburg, Germany, 29 May 2016. Photo: ANDREAS GEBERT/dpa

Emre Can is in the Germany squad to take on the Czech Republic (September 1) and Norway (September 4), and Andrew Robertson has been called up by Scotland for clashes with Lithuania (September 1) and Malta (September 4).

Meanwhile, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Joe Gomez and Dominic Solanke are all in the England U21s squad to take on the Netherlands (September 1) and Latvia (September 5).

Marko Grujic continues his service for the Serbia U21s against Gibraltar (September 1), and Harry Wilson will turn out for the Wales U21s against Switzerland (September 1) and Portugal (September 5).

From Liverpool’s academy ranks, Rhian Brewster (England U18s), Kamil Grabara (Poland U21s) and Corey Whelan (Republic of Ireland U21s) will all be in action.

Bobby Adekanye is on standby for the Netherlands U19s, while Fulham loanee Sheyi Ojo has hinted at a late call-up for the England U21s on Twitter.

CARDIFF, WALES - Monday, March 20, 2017: Liverpool's Under-23 duo Harry Wilson and Ben Woodburn join up with the Wales senior squad for the forthcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying Group D match against Republic of Ireland. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool During the September International Break

Senior Players Called Up: Mignolet, Ward, Lovren, Klavan, Gomez, Alexander-Arnold, Robertson, Henderson, Wijnaldum, Can, Grujic, Woodburn, Coutinho, Wilson, Mane, Salah, Firmino, Sturridge, Solanke, Origi

Notable Youth: Grabara, Whelan, Brewster, Adekanye*

Left Out: Karius, Clyne (injury), Matip (retired), Moreno, Milner (retired), Lallana (injured), Ejaria, Kent

* On standby.

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