Jurgen Klopp is confident Liverpool won’t allow their forthcoming Champions League quarter-final to detract from their push for the top four.
The Reds have two more Premier League games to negotiate before the first leg of their European showdown at home to Manchester City on Wednesday, April 4.
Liverpool entertain Watford on Saturday evening before resuming after the international break at Crystal Palace in a fortnight.
With Chelsea in FA Cup action this weekend and not playing in the top flight until April 1, two victories would temporarily put Liverpool 10 points clear of the fifth-placed Londoners.
And Klopp believes his players will have no issues concentrating on ensuring their place in next season’s Champions League.
“We are used to it,” he said. “We play Watford and it is not difficult to stay focused on that. We come back and the boys have two international games then we come back and play against Crystal Palace.
“That’s our situation. We have to do the job.
“We are not like City in the situation of being already kind of champion, we have to fight for this top-four spot until the end of the season.
“That’s our situation, it’s no problem. When the games are coming in the Champions League then we think about it and not before or after.”
Klopp has a full squad from which to choose against Watford with the exception of Ben Woodburn.
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