Liverpool's Xherdan Shaqiri gives injury update

Liverpool's Xherdan Shaqiri gives injury update

Liverpool's Switzerland international Xherdan Shaqiri had a positive injury update for Reds fans today as the dust settled on another huge win for Jurgen Klopp's side. The Reds extended their Premier League lead to 16 points with a game in hand over Manchester City by beating the other side from Manchester 2-0 at Anfield on Sunday evening. Goals from Virgil van Dijk and Mohamed Salah sealed the deal on a day when Klopp's Redmen should have scored many more. Today, …
Klopp says Liverpool are expecting three players to return to full training this week

Klopp says Liverpool are expecting three players to return to full training this week

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is expecting three of The Reds' senior players to return to full training this week ahead of Sunday's clash with Manchester United at Anfield. The three players Klopp was speaking about are Fabinho, Joel Matip and Dejan Lovren. Fabinho has been out since picking up an injury in the 1-1 Champions League draw with Napoli back in November. Matip hasn't featured since the draw with Manchester United at Old Trafford in October. Lovren is returning from …
Klopp on Liverpool's current squad status

Klopp on Liverpool's current squad status

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp discussed some of the difficulties The Reds currently face due to injuries and a hectic fixture schedule. Sheffield United visit Anfield tonight in another huge Premier League clash while Everton arrive on Sunday for a third-round FA Cup clash. In his pre-match press conference, Klopp spoke about Liverpool's absent players - The Reds are without Dejan Lovren, Xherdan Shaqiri, Joel Matip, Fabinho and Nathaniel Clyne - and how they have had to handle such a full-on …
Xherdan Shaqiri injury update

Xherdan Shaqiri injury update

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp confirmed that Xherdan Shaqiri missed the victory over Wolves due to a minor hamstring injury. A Sadio Mané strike late in the first half was enough to give The Reds a very hard-fought victory at Anfield, restoring a 13-point lead at the top of the table for Klopp's men, with a game in hand. Speaking to BBC Sport in a post-match interview, Klopp disclosed that Xherdan Shaqiri would have played against Wolves but for a hamstring …
Liverpool must play the waiting game with Virgil van Dijk and Gini Wijnaldum

Liverpool must play the waiting game with Virgil van Dijk and Gini Wijnaldum

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says that Virgil van Dijk and Gini Wijnaldum could still feature against Flamengo in Saturday's Club World Cup final in Qatar. The Reds' boss disclosed that both players had taken part in training today (Friday). However, Klopp's medical staff will make a final assessment on the players' availability on Saturday ahead of the game. Speaking at his pre-match press conference, Klopp said:
"We will see. "Virg was part of training today, Gini had a session today. …
Klopp provides injury update on Liverpool pair ahead of CWC semi-final

Klopp provides injury update on Liverpool pair ahead of CWC semi-final

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp gave an update on the fitness of Dutch pair Virgil van Dijk and Gini Wijnaldum ahead of The Reds' Club World Cup semi-final clash with Mexican club Monterrey. In general terms, the news was mainly positive about both Van Dijk and Wijnaldum. However, with regards to the Club World Cup in Qatar, it seems that Wijnaldum will miss Wednesday's semi-final against Monterrey. Thankfully, the rumoured Van Dijk issue seems to be a false alarm as Klopp …
Jurgen Klopp on Dejan Lovren's injury against RB Salzburg

Jurgen Klopp on Dejan Lovren's injury against RB Salzburg

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is hopeful that Dejan Lovren's injury relapse against RB Salzburg in the Champions League will not be the start of a long-term concern. Lovren, once again, had to be replaced by Joe Gomez in Tuesday night's impressive 2-0 win for The Reds in Austria. The Croatian defender was also substituted in the first half of Liverpool's 3-0 victory at Bournemouth on Saturday. On Tuesday, Lovren was passed fit to start against RB Salzburg and he put …
Dejan Lovren injury update

Dejan Lovren injury update

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp doesn't believe Dejan Lovren's injury will keep the Croatian international centre-back out for too long. Lovren has proved to be a steady replacement for the injured Joel Matip who is not expected back for another couple of weeks at least. In the 3-0 win at Bournemouth on Saturday, Lovren went off in the first half under the guidance of the physio team - Lovren himself wanted to play on until half-time and have it assessed then. …
Jurgen Klopp gives Liverpool squad injury update ahead of Napoli showdown

Jurgen Klopp gives Liverpool squad injury update ahead of Napoli showdown

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp gave an injury update today regarding all members of The Reds' squad as his side prepare to face Napoli at Anfield on Wednesday night. Speaking to Liverpoolfc.com, Klopp spoke about the current condition of players such as Joel Matip, Mohamed Salah and Naby Keita. Klopp confirmed that Matip will miss Wednesday night's game as he continues his rehabilitation. The former Cameroon international is expected to be back in action over the next couple of weeks. Regarding …
Injury update regarding Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk

Injury update regarding Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk

Jurgen Klopp gave a brief injury update regarding Liverpool's Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk after The Reds came from behind to dominate and win against Spurs at Anfield. Salah scored Liverpool's winner from the penalty spot before then coming off with a recurrence of his pre-existing ankle injury, sustained in the win over Leicester City. The Reds' number 4, Van Dijk, also picked up a knock, suffering a dead leg in the pulsating encounter on Sunday evening. Speaking to …
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