However, Klopp believes the Japan worldwide has what it takes to offer important help immediately and he proved that in the Champions League during both of the Merseyseiders' matches against Salzburg in the group stage.
While Liverpool saw off Salzburg in their final group match 2-0, Minamino created problems for the Reds with his quick feet and Klopp described him as a courageous player.
"The problem that we have is the Premier League have decided we have a winter break and the [Football Association] decided the re-game [replay] if you have to play, if you draw in the fourth round, you play the re-game in that week", Klopp said.
"He's a really exciting player and it was good we played them so each Liverpool supporter could see that's a proper player".
Minamino is a versatile forward that can play several attacking positions.
The matchup came as one of two fixtures in the space of 24 hours for Liverpool, with the Merseyside giants having also taken on Aston Villa in the League Cup on Tuesday night.
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Liverpool are ready to let Curtis Jones and Rhian Brewster go out on loan in January as they look to secure first-team minutes for their teenage duo.
Minamino joined Salzburg from Cerezo Osaka in January 2015 and scored 64 goals in 199 appearances for the Austrian club, adding 44 assists.
A versatile forward who is also capable of filling in as a midfielder, Minamino's acquisition enables Jurgen Klopp to switch between the 4-3-3 and 4-2-3-1 formations seamlessly.
"The solution I really don't see at the moment". I was thinking if my career as a footballer progressed smoothly, someday I would be able to play in the Premier League.
Liverpool left-again Robertson can't wait to group up with Minamino in the fresh year and has given an perception into the difficulties he faced defending against the Japan world.
The more you're competing, the higher the level is in training. And, the player expressed his delight at joining Liverpool in his upon his unveiling.