Mohamed Salah suffered a muscle injury playing for Egypt (Picture: Getty)Jurgen Klopp has ruled Naby Keita out of Saturday’s match against Huddersfield but remains hopeful the remainder of Liverpool’s walking wounded will feature.
The Guinea international picked up a hamstring injury in midweek and is expected to miss at least the next two weeks.
Klopp is also sweating on the fitness of Mohamed Salah, who picked up a muscle strain playing for Egypt last week, Sadio Mane, who underwent a procedure on a broken thumb on Thursday, Virgil van Dijk, who sat out Holland’s 1-1 draw with Belgium in midweek nursing bruised ribs, and James Milner who limped out of the goalless draw against Manchester City earlier this month.
Virgil van Dijk has been nursing bruised ribs for the last few weeks (Picture: Getty)
Sadio Mane underwent a procedure on a broken thumb on Thursday (Picture: AMA)‘A few of the boys trained and we will see what they reacted after that. Pretty sure that Naby will not be available,’ Klopp confirmed.
‘Football players play very often with some kind of pain. He [Van Dijk] has no problems with that (his ribs) any more.
‘We know what they [international players] did intensity-wise during the week. We can watch the games but what they do in training you cannot know.
‘We cannot ignore the travelling when you fly overnight and change time zones two or three times in eight or nine days.
‘They are ready but I have to make a decision how ready they are.’
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