Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says Trent Alexander-Arnold and Naby Keita COULD be fit for the visit of Wolves on Sunday… and insists Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is ‘not far away’
- Trent Alexander-Arnold has been out of acton due to a hamstring problem
- Naby Keita also picked up an injury against Leicester just under two weeks ago
- But Jurgen Klopp confirmed that both players could be available to him
- Liverpool take on Wolves in the Premier League on Sunday night at Anfield
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp revealed that Trent Alexander-Arnold and Naby Keita could be fit for the game against Wolves on Sunday night, while Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is also nearing a return.
Right back Alexander-Arnold has not played since November 8, after having to come off in the second-half in the draw against Manchester City due to picking up a hamstring injury.
Keita, meanwhile, was forced off after 53 minutes during the win against Leicester nearly two weeks ago but Klopp said that both players could be available to him this weekend.
Jurgen Klopp could be strengthened by the return of Trent Alexander-Arnold and Naby Keita
Alexander-Arnold has not played since coming off with a hamstring injury against Man City
Naby Keita also picked up an injury recently but could return to the squad against Wolves
‘There’s a chance that Naby and Trent could be in the squad [for Sunday],’ Klopp said at his pre-match press conference.
‘I don’t know yet, we will see. Trent and Naby will do their first steps in team training. We will see how it looks and how they respond.
‘They haven’t done a lot and we have to see how it develops.’
Klopp also revealed that Oxlade-Chamberlain’s fitness is improving, having not yet played for the Reds this season.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been working hard on his fitness and is nearing a return
The 27-year-old sustained an injury to his knee during a tackle in pre-season, but Klopp is optimistic that the midfielder will be available soon.
‘Oxlade [Chamberlain] looks really promising,’ Klopp added.
‘He does the warm up with the team and we will develop that over the coming days. He’s not far away.’
Klopp’s side will be looking to bounce back in the league after dropping two points at Brighton last week.
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