Guinean midfielder Naby Keita’s absence from Liverpool has been confirmed for a longer period due to a new injury.
Keita missed the match that Liverpool lost 2-1 to Manchester United yesterday, Monday, at the end of the third stage of the English Premier League, after a setback during the preparation for the match.
Keita has so far not featured in a match this season due to health issues that prevented him from taking part in the first leg against Fulham and he was also benched for the second leg against Crystal Palace. “. .
Keita’s absence doubles as Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp’s squad selection problems as Curtis Jones, Ibrahima Konate, Jules Matip, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Diogo Jota, Thiago Alcantara, Calvin Ramsey and Coimin Kelleher are also out due to injuries. as well as Darwin Nunez due to disqualification.
Of Keita’s new injury, Klopp said: “We need to further assess his condition, but it doesn’t look like he will be participating in training (today). Perhaps we will find out (today) more.”
“This week has not been easy for us because I think we have 15 key players out of training. This, of course, is not good, ”Klopp added.
Injuries contributed to the team’s disappointing start to the new season, as Liverpool were defeated in yesterday’s game after drawing two in a row, and their balance was frozen at two points in the English Premier League.
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