Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp confirmed that Guinean international midfielder Naby Keita will not be in tomorrow’s match against Brentford, tomorrow, Saturday, in the sixth round of the Premier League, in the match that takes place at 6:30 Cairo time.
Naby Keita suffered a muscle injury during the Norwich City League Cup match and only participated in 45 minutes.
Klopp said in the match press conference: “There is nothing dangerous but the injury will keep him out of the Brentford match, that is for sure, he may be out for a little longer, we will see, it is painful and we have to see how he deals with the injury, it is not great, he has had preparations. Good pre-season, he played a lot of games, but it happens.”
On the dates of the return of Thiago Alcantara: “Maybe he will be out for a little longer, we will see, it is painful and we have to see how he deals with the injury. Most likely.”
On the Brentford team, he said: “Very cool, I watched their press conference and it was one of the most entertaining things I’ve seen in years with Thomas Frank. Their style of play and organization is incredible. How they buy players, with less money they can create something special.”
Liverpool is in second place on the table with 13 points, equal to leaders Chelsea and Manchester United, third, with the same balance.