Jurgen Klopp Candidly Expresses Frustration with Liverpool Injury Crisis

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp can’t really mean it when he says that he doesn’t really care about winning the Premier League title this season. We’re all keenly aware of what a fierce competitor the German is, so it’s impossible to fathom him honestly giving up on that aim.

What is really happening here is the supermanager superstar candidly expressing his frustration with the injury crisis that has struck his team so hard.

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Leicester City Team News, Starting XI Prediction at Liverpool FC

Defending champions Liverpool FC will now look to regroup and respond after having suffered a stretch that saw numerous key players suffer injury. Up next for them is a home match against a very strong Leicester City side, which currently tops the table, on Sunday.

Liverpool come into this one, against good old friend and former manager Brendan Rodgers, in third place, just one point behind the Foxes.

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Liverpool FC Starting XI Prediction vs Leicester City

Liverpool return to Premier League action on Sunday when they host Leicester City. The Foxes sit atop the table through eight games, with Liverpool one point behind in third.

Former Liverpool manager Brendan Rogers’ new squad have won three-straight matches while Liverpool are unbeaten in its last four. As we just covered in the team news post, Liverpool will be without several key players due to injury, but should still be able to field a strong side here. For the Leicester City team news and starting XI prediction go here.

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Liverpool Team News vs Leicester: Salah, Henderson, Robertson

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The past month has not been kind to Liverpool Football Club on the fitness front. The Reds have been hit with injury after injury, and lost both of their starting centerbacks for the season due to knee issues.

Liverpool will now look to regroup and prepare for a very strong Leicester City side on Sunday in a clash of two teams up near the top of the table. For the Leicester City team news and starting XI prediction go here

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Rhys Williams Injury Further Deepens Liverpool Crisis in Back Line

The international break from hell continues for Liverpool FC. Rhys Williams, who has made five appearances for Liverpool this season and played in all three Champions League group-stage matches, is the latest Reds player to suffer an injury.

Given all the key absentees they already have in the back line, this news comes at the absolute worst time. Joe Gomez and Virgil van Dijk are out for most, if not all of the season. Fabinho is also missing while Trent Alexander-Arnold and Andy Robertson are doubts for Sunday’s crunch clash versus Leicester City.

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Jordan Henderson Adds to Long Liverpool Injury List


It’s looking more likely that Liverpool will have to play and even start some of the youngsters when they take on first place Leicester City on Sunday.

Team Captain Jordan Henderson is the latest to suffer an injury or ailment, coming off at halftime, in the UEFA Nations League loss to Belgium yesterday. England manager Gareth Southgate told reporters that he wasn’t sure if it was a hamstring issue or not.

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Mo Salah Tests Positive for COVID, Doubt vs Leicester City

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Once again, the international break has been extremely cruel to Liverpool FC. Superstar winger Mo Salah has tested positive for the coronavirus, making him highly unlikely to play, eight days from now, against first place Leicester City.

According to the Egyptian Football Association: “The medical survey conducted showed that our international player Mohamed Salah [of] Liverpool was infected with the Coronavirus after his survey came back positive.”

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Joe Gomez Undergoes Knee Surgery, Could Miss Rest of Season

For defending Premier League champions Liverpool FC, there is a full blown injury crisis on their hands. The worst of it is at the back, where they will be without three first team level defenders in Joe Gomez, Virgil van Dijk and Trent Alexander-Arnold for the time being.

The latest setback is Gomez, who suffered tendon damage in his left knee while training with England yesterday. It was a non-contact injury. Liverpool have not yet ruled him out for the rest of the season, but it is highly probable that he doesn’t play again in 20/21.

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Joe Gomez Suffers Serious Injury, Liverpool Fitness Crisis Deepens

Losing, arguably, the best centre back in the world for the season in Virgil Van Dijk was just the first major blow to Liverpool FC’s title defence. The Reds took another major hit today when it was reported Joe Gomez suffered a serious knee injury during training with the England national team.

England boss Gareth Southgate eluded to the seriousness of it when he confirmed it was a non-contact injury. Given that information, it would appear that severe damage to the muscles or ligaments surrounding the knee will likely be found in the scans. He has since been withdrawn from the England squad and will return to Liverpool’s new training facility for further treatment.

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Manchester City Starting XI Prediction, Team News vs Liverpool FC

Manchester City will be hosting defending Premier League champions Liverpool on Sunday. They have a striker returning to the fold and we will have to wait and see how that affects Pep Guardiola’s team selection.

City come into this game on the back of a three-match winning streak. Sunday’s game is without a doubt one of the toughest they will have in the entire season. Beating the champions will send a statement to the other teams that the Sky Blues mean business. (For the Liverpool team news and starting XI prediction go here)

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Liverpool FC Starting XI Prediction at Manchester City

One of the most marquee match-ups of the Premier League season kicks off on Sunday when Liverpool travels to Manchester City. The teams have combined to win the last three titles, and produce record-breaking point totals.

Both teams came away with easy victories in the Champions League on Tuesday, and should be well rested for the huge match-up at the Etihad. Liverpool went with their familiar 4-3-3 on Tuesday at Atalanta, and with City’s attack, could line up similarly again on Sunday. (For the Manchester City starting XI prediction and team news go here)

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Pep Guardiola Demanding More as Liverpool Clash Looms

Manchester City continued their dominance in the Champions League competition after beating Olympiakos on Tuesday night. Yet speaking to BT Sport after the game, manager Pep Guardiola demanded his players be more clinical in front of goal.

City got their third successive win in Europe as they emerged 3-0 winners over the Greek side. The Etihad stadium saw goals from Ferran Torres, Gabriel Jesus and Joao Cancelo as the home team strengthened their stronghold over their group.

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