Klopp offers vague Liverpool injury update, rules out one player for Huddersfield

first_img Jurgen Klopp was coy when addressing media huge blow Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update latest shining 2 Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT gameday cracker Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Liverpool update ‘Champions Wall’ after ending 2019 as European and world champions REVEALED Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January 2 REVEALED When asked if he had an update on their progress, Klopp replied: “Not really. We had a session yesterday and a few of the boys trained, so we’ll have to see how they’ve reacted after that.“The only thing that is pretty sure is that Naby will not be available; with all the rest we have to see how it develops. That’s it, pretty much.”Regarding Van Dijk, the Liverpool manager insisted there were no long-term concerns over his recent rib injury.“You saw when he went off – everybody saw when he went off – in the home game against Southampton, Virg would not leave the pitch without any major problems.“It settled pretty quickly. Football players have to play very often with some kind of pain, that’s how it is. What it is exactly is not too important.“It’s all good, he has no problems with that anymore.” REVEALED TROPHY targets A quartet of Liverpool players were injured during the international break Latest Liverpool News Jurgen Klopp refrained from giving too much of his team news away ahead of Liverpool’s trip to Huddersfield this Saturday, live on talkSPORT.At his pre-match press conference on Friday, the Liverpool boss ruled out just one of his side’s many injury doubts, and stated that he was unsure whether the rest would feature. Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star RANKED Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Star forward Mo Salah limped off with a muscle problem while representing Egypt during the international break, while key defender Virgil van Dijk has been suffering from a bruised rib and so did not feature in the Netherlands’ second match.But they were both back in training on Thursday, as was James Milner, who has made a quicker than expected recovery from a hamstring injury.Sadio Mane underwent surgery on a broken thumb that he picked up while playing for Senegal and Naby Keita was carried off the field for Guinea after picking up a thigh issue. Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Midfielder Adam Lallana, who has played just three minutes this season after sustaining a groin injury while on England duty last month, is also in line to return to action this weekend.The 30-year-old has stepped up his training in recent weeks, choosing to remain behind rather than travel with the squad for their Champions League match with Napoli earlier this month, to ensure he would be ready for the return of Premier League football.Asked if Lallana is in contention to face the Terriers, Jurgen Klopp said: “Yes, of course.“Now it’s getting a bit difficult with judging how fit he is really. But training looks tremendous; he obviously enjoys playing football. It’s easy to enjoy watching [him].”last_img