Champions League registration rules state: “A player may be registered on the B List if he is born on, or after, 1 January 1998 and has been eligible to play for the club concerned for any uninterrupted period of two years since his 15th birthday (players aged 16 may be submitted if they have been registered with the club for the previous two years).
“Clubs are entitled to register an unlimited number of players on the B list during the season, but the list must be submitted by no later than midnight the day before a match.”
Elliott, 17, is an exception because he was trained by Fulham up until last year rather than by Liverpool.
Liverpool are able to make five substitutions in the Champions League, unlike the Premier League, and so will be able to give minutes to much of their 24-man contingent.
Shaqiri is among those who will hope to benefit after he could not secure a move away from the Merseyside outfit at the end of the window.
The Swiss wide-man was left out of the squad for the Carabao Cup penalty shootout defeat to Arsenal and Klopp hinted that he was headed for the exit door.
The 28-year-old had impressed in the previous round’s win over Lincoln City and scored a stunning free-kick after being limited to just 11 appearances last season due to injury.
Liverpool open their Champions League campaign away at Ajax on Wednesday 21 October (8pm kick-off). Their first match after the international break sees them travel to Goodison Park for a Merseyside derby clash with Everton a week on Saturday (12.30pm).
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