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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp joked that he was looking forward to “opening the champagne” when he learned that Alisson Becker’s injury would not leave him out for long.
Liverpool They have endured one of the worst injury records of any team this season, many of which have been caused by the contract nature of the season.
In fact, Xherdan Shaqiri, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Naby Keita are among those who have suffered from muscle problems.
Alisson, who suffered a shoulder injury earlier in the season, will be out again for about two weeks. The Brazilian stops suffered a minor hamstring problem in a 1-1 draw with Brighton on Saturday.
But Klopp, who has Joe Gomez and Virgil van Dijk for the foreseeable future, joked that he was looking forward to celebrating Alisson’s relatively short layoff.
“Look, these days, when someone tells you it’s two weeks, you start opening the champagne,” Klopp said. Interative Sport.
“So it’s four games anyway. So we’ll see, maybe three games, I don’t know. It will be impossible that he cannot play on the weekend. This is how it is. So we have to see what to do.
“It’s a little, little, little, little, little, little hamstring injury. It’s enough to keep you out.
“He felt it during the game, it wasn’t that bad, but after the game he mentioned it, we did the scan and we saw it. So he’s out for a while. “
While Liverpool have welcomed players like Jordan Henderson back into the fold, their situation continues to be hampered by further injuries.
Indeed, James milner He also fell with a hamstring injury against Brighton. But the midfielder’s problem is worse than Alisson’s.
Klopp hopeful about Henderson, Robertson
In the meantime, Klopp has said that he is hopeful Henderson has not exacerbated the back pain he was experiencing.
The Reds captain played through the pain barrier against Ajax on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, Andy Robertson had a significant number of straps added to his left foot. But Klopp is hopeful the pair will be available for Sunday’s clash with the Wolves.