The No.6 is expected to be back for Friday's game against Jan Siewert's side, though Klopp is less sure when it comes to the availability of Fabinho and Adam Lallana.
"But I think you would have been surprised if I said 'Yes, we will sell them all if they don't do it (win the title)'". It's important to be calm.
Tottenham's last-gasp 1-0 win over Brighton on Tuesday left them in the driving seat and they will host West Ham United on Saturday three points above Chelsea, who travel to sixth-placed Manchester United knowing victory would nearly certainly knock Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side out of the equation.
It's only a slight consolation that just one of those losses came to pass at the Theatre of Dreams (1-0 vs. Barcelona, April 10), where they've suffered just two defeats thus far in 2019.
"He looked like that he was going through the motions and you've got to have everybody in your team ready to battle against a team who are better than you. Normally, with this kind of victory, you can it enjoy it the most, but we have to be calm".
City's possession game really thrives once their opponents are forced to take more chances and commit more men forward rather than play the "destroy and counter" style that United set up to play at the start.
"No, no, no", Keane answered when asked on Sky Sports if he would be interested in returning to Old Trafford in the capacity of technical director. "We will deal with the other games in the next days", said the Belgian. United will have the pulling power to attract top targets at the end of the season and the finances to sufficiently bolster the squad.
But it was an enforced change early in the second-half that swung the game City's way as Guardiola boldly introduced Sane when the more defensive-minded Fernandinho went down injured. "Although I've never met him, he's a great guy and everybody realises what he's doing with Liverpool", Siewert said.