Liverpool have had their justifiable share of harm issues over the season to date, and now a brand new replace has emerged on a key participant that will probably be one other blow for Jurgen Klopp throughout the World Cup break.
What’s the most recent?
Assistant boss Pep Lijnders has given an replace on each Luis Diaz and Diogo Jota, with the latter now set for an prolonged interval on the remedy desk.
Lijnders responded to a query concerning the pair’s possibilities of collaborating within the scheduled friendlies in Dubai throughout the worldwide break:
“Luis positively, if all the things goes to plan. We are able to’t wait to see him again, he’s this participant who smiles when he has the ball at his toes.
“Diogo will be a part of us to proceed his rehab. The circumstances to coach and get better in Dubai are simply very, excellent. A change of surroundings is at all times a welcome issue when recovering from a long-term harm.”
It’s unhealthy information for Klopp
There isn’t a doubt that it is going to be unhealthy information for Klopp that Jota doesn’t seem like he’s any nearer to being in competition to return to motion after Christmas when the workforce will want him probably the most with many gamers getting back from the World Cup in a fatigued state.
Darwin Nunez will undoubtedly play a key position in Uruguay’s marketing campaign over the event and the Liverpool supervisor will probably be desperately hoping that his striker doesn’t decide up any issues over in Qatar within the coming weeks forward, particularly now Jota won’t be obtainable.
The Portuguese sensation, who Conor Coady dubbed “phenomenal” has missed out on nearly all of the season after struggling an aggravated hamstring harm, making simply eight appearances within the Premier League and Champions League to date.
Regardless of his interval on the sidelines, the £78.5m-rated ace has scored 5 targets, proving simply how a lot of a miss he’s for Liverpool.
Jota has scored 34 instances and registered 14 assists in 93 appearances since becoming a member of the Reds in 2020, with a objective contribution each 118 minutes so there isn’t any doubt that Klopp will need him again within the workforce when doable as he’s a constant and dependable performer in entrance of objective.
With that being stated, the Liverpool supervisor will probably be delighted to have Diaz again in competition to start out when Liverpool return to motion after Christmas however the absence of Jota continues to function unhealthy information.