Last month, the German caused a stir as he described the AFCON as a 'small tournament' following Liverpool's 4-0 win over Arsenal.
Asked whether he was relieved there was no international break until March, Klopp replied: 'I've heard that so often that there's no international break until March.
Senegal manager Aliou Cisse has slammed Jurgen Klopp's AFCON comments
'In January, there's a little tournament in Africa, I just want to say, and I think Asia is playing games, too - South America as well, great, can't wait.'
Liverpool are set to lose several of their stars, including Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Naby Keita for the tournament, which runs from January 9 until February 6 next year.
While Klopp subsequently