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Diogo Jota insists that he is making good progress in his recovery from injury and aims to get back on the pitch “as soon as possible”.
Jota got off to a fantastic start in life with Liverpool after his wolves summer movement. He scored nine goals in 17 games, including two crucial final winners and a Champions League treble.
However, his momentum was stopped when he suffered a knee injury in the Reds’ draw at FC Midtjylland last week.
It was later confirmed that he will be out of the game for four to six weeks as a result.
But the portuguese striker He already appears to be on the road to recovery after he provided a positive update on his condition.
He said that while he finds it frustrating not to be involved, “he’s doing it right.” However, Jota insists that he will not rush back.
“Now I’m supporting from outside is not easy”, he told LiverpoolFC.com. “It’s even more difficult when you need to suffer as a fan and you can’t literally do anything to help the team on the field!”
“But I am doing my best to return as soon as possible. Things are going well but knee injuries are always complicated so we can’t rush things. But I am doing well and I will return to the field as soon as possible, as I say ”.
Of course, Jota will remain absent for The journey from Liverpool to Selhurst Park this afternoon. The champions hope to improve their form on the road having won only once on the road so far this season.
Three points in South London would extend their lead on top to six points for at least a few hours.
Thiago is also approaching the return
Liverpool got some good news after Thiago Alcantara returned to training ground.
Thiago hasn’t been available since the Merseyside derby in October. A red card tackle by Richarlison caused significant damage to his knee, although it did not require surgery.
That was only his second appearance for the merseyside club team since arriving from Bayern Munich in September.
But he was doing physical work with coaches Thursday as he got closer to fitness. And Jurgen Klopp revealed that he could be back in full team training next week.
Find out what Klopp had to say in full here.