Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has supplied health updates on two members of his squad, on the again of the membership’s assembly with Watford.
The gamers in query? Curtis Jones and Joel Matip.
Midfielder Jones was afforded a uncommon Premier League begin this afternoon, becoming a member of Jordan Henderson and Thiago Alcantara on the coronary heart of the hosts’ engine room.
The English youth worldwide, although, was compelled out of proceedings simply past the hour mark, after selecting up what seemed to be an ankle drawback.
Talking post-match. Jurgen Klopp, in flip, was inevitably requested for an replace on Jones’ wellbeing.
And Liverpool’s boss went on to confirm that his midfield starlet did certainly ‘twist his ankle’, albeit with Jones having been capable of ‘stroll usually’:
“He twisted his ankle and wished a strapping, however we wished to alter anyway. He clearly may stroll usually however I didn’t see him but.”
Stopper Matip, however, did handle to see out the complete 90 minutes at Anfield on Saturday.
The Cameroonian, nonetheless, picked up what Klopp described as a ‘golf ball’-sized bump on his head, owing to a conflict late in proceedings. Matip, however, is anticipated to ‘be effective’ forward of Liverpool’s upcoming Champions League showdown with Benfica:
Klopp says Curtis Jones twisted his ankle, “however we wished to alter anyway.”
Joel Matip had a “golf ball” lump on his head, however shall be effective. No different considerations.#LFC
— Neil Jones (@neiljonesgoal) April 2, 2022
Fabinho amongst the targets
Such health considerations in fact got here within the midst of what proved one other altogether optimistic afternoon’s work for Klopp’s Reds on Saturday.
This got here as targets on the a part of each Diogo Jota and substitute Fabinho in the end guided Liverpool to all three factors, courtesy of a 2-0 triumph.
The Merseysiders, in flip, climbed briefly away from Manchester Metropolis to the Premier League’s summit, just for the Sky Blues to safe a 2-0 win of their very own at Turf Moor, to reclaim table-topping standing a short while later.
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