Jurgen Klopp has confirmed there isn’t any change to Liverpool’s harm checklist forward of their journey to Midtjylland this Wednesday, and whereas which means there are not any extra accidents it additionally means the likes of Alisson is not going to be match for the sport.
The Reds’ squad has been ravished by harm early on this marketing campaign, with key males resembling Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez and Thiago already lacking a complete host of video games because the Merseysiders look to retain their Premier League crown.
Alisson stays sidelined | NEIL HALL/Getty Images
Klopp’s facet have already secured high spot in Group D of the Champions League, and whereas he confirmed not one of the aforementioned gamers would return on Wednesday he was buoyed by the actual fact there have been no additions to the membership’s casualty checklist.
When requested if there was any recent crew information, Klopp instructed reporters (through Liverpool’s official web site): “All the identical like for the final sport, so only a greater squad clearly attainable.
“We will journey with a full squad, which is very nice. Good. That’s how it’s these days. So no one is again however nonetheless good. We are getting there.
“We will see. It’s not unlikely but not decided yet,” Klopp added, when requested whether or not or not he’d give youth an opportunity to impress. “The job is to get in fresh legs, very important to get quality to change as much as you have to. It’s pretty much led not by me, it’s by the schedule.
With Alisson not fit in time for the trip to Denmark it appears almost certain that young shot-stopper Caoimhin Kelleher will retain his place between the sticks on Wednesday. The 22-year-old has impressed since deputising for the injured Brazilian, who is currently ruled out with a hamstring injury, usurping usual backup goalkeeper Adrian in the pecking order.
Both Naby Keita and Trent Alexander-Arnold are also in contention to start, having made their returns to their first-team squad in Sunday’s win over Wolves.
However, with Klopp confirming that none of his other injured stars would be set to make a return against Midtjylland, that does rule out the prospect of James Milner, Thiago Alcantara, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain or Xherdan Shaqiri making an appearance on Wednesday.
Trent Alexander-Arnold could start on Wednesday | Pool/Getty Images
All 4 of the aforementioned first-team gamers missed Sunday’s Premier League conflict with Nuno Espirito Santo’s facet and stay sidelined for the foreseeable.