Klopp confirms double injury boost as Liverpool host ‘natural enemy’

Date published: Friday 17th January 2020 2:31

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp said Joel Matip and Fabinho are “likely to be in the squad” to face Manchester United on Sunday.

Both players have spent a significant period on the sidelines, but their absence hasn’t affected Liverpool, who are 14-points clear at the top of the Premier League.

The Reds have won all but one game this season – the 1-1 draw with United in the reverse fixture at Old Trafford.

And Klopp revealed he would have two of his stars back from injury for the clash.

“[Joel] Matip and Fab[inho] trained normal yday so they are likely to be in the squad. Other three will not. Dejan [Lovren] will train from Monday onwards, other two we cannot rush it. When I am told they are ready, it is cool.” Klopp said.

 

 

“We all know how important it is to our supporters, but we cannot think – like Everton – it is an add-on. We play all games for our fans, not just these games. Natural enemy with the history and success. We said long ago, we have to write our own history.”

 

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