Liverpool records three new covid-19 cases
Ahead of Sunday’s league match against Chelsea at the Stamford bridge, Liverpool has recorded three new Covid-19 cases.
In spite this, the club’s manager, In spite this, the club’s manager, Jurgen Klopp, believes that the Sunday’s game is not yet close to being called off. , believes that the Sunday’s game is not yet close to being called off.
Klopp declined to name the trio as they were still awaiting PCR test confirmations but those affected, plus Thiago Alcantara and Takumi Minamino, will be missing at Stamford Bridge.
“Taki is running outside, Thiago not. On top of that we have three new Covid cases in the team and a few more in the staff so it’s not so cool in the moment,” said Klopp.
“I’m not able to say who it is but it’ll be pretty clear on the teamsheet the day after tomorrow.
“We aren’t close to getting the game postponed yet. We haven’t had a proper outbreak yet but it’s happening more and more often.
“It’s like a lottery in the morning when you wait for the result. It was day-by-day pretty much another case and today another one.”
The match against title rivals Chelsea is a crucial one for Liverpool with leaders Manchester City threatening to pull away at the top of the table.
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