Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that striker Darwin Nunez is a doubt for Liverpool’s journey to Brighton because of an harm.
- Nunez is nursing a knee downside
- The Uruguayan has missed coaching this week
- Firmino, Diaz and Jota stay sidelined
WHAT HAPPENED? The Uruguayan has been unable to coach this week with a hamstring downside which appears to be like set to maintain him out of the Reds’ journey to the Amex Stadium on Saturday.
WHAT THEY SAID: Klopp informed reporters: “We’re ready for data. It is not necessary but it surely stored him out of coaching so we’re ready for it.”
Klopp additionally confirmed that each James Milner (hamstring) and Stefan Bajcetic (hip) will return to full coaching on Friday and will characteristic within the Brighton recreation.
BIGGER PICTURE: Liverpool are already with out three different senior strikers, with Luis Diaz and Diogo Jota sidelined and Roberto Firmino but to get better from a calf downside he picked up in pre-Christmas coaching. Meaning new signing Cody Gakpo is more likely to play by way of the center for Brighton, with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain or Fabio Carvalho taking part in on the left. Teenage star boy Ben Doak can be hoping to characteristic because the 17-year-old has performed off the bench in current weeks.
WHAT’S NEXT FOR LIVERPOOL? The Reds face Brighton within the Premier League on Saturday and head to Molineux on Tuesday to face Wolves in an FA Cup third-round replay.