Liverpool take another hit ahead of Manchester City match

Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxeld-Chamberlain suffered a muscle injury in Liverpool’s 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace on Friday and added to the Reds’ injured list.

Chamberlain’s injury comes ahead of an expected match between Liverpool and Manchester City on the 30th of this month at the Shield.

“It’s definitely frustrating, Oxlade has trained well all the time since the start of the training period,” said Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp.

He added: “Oxlade has had injuries like this in the past where the intensity was high, but this time he had a muscle injury and we’ve had worse situations before.”

Klopp added: “I don’t know how long it will take to recover, but he will come back and everything will be fine. He is a quality player who can help us.”

Regarding the chances of injured duo Alisson Becker and Diogo Jota in the Charity Shield against Manchester City, Klopp said: “I think Alisson has a chance, but Diogo has no chance.”

He continued: “Alison is suffering from a muscle injury in the abdomen, it is not dangerous, but we are preparing for a full season, and therefore he can train, but not like before, and therefore he cannot play now, he will not train. fine, but he won’t waste time.”

Klopp concluded: “It can happen, the players travel and train a lot, it’s simple and not dangerous things, but we have to be careful because the season is long.”

Source: agencies

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