Liverpool midfielder Naby Kieta suffered a freak injury ahead of the match against Manchester United.


Liverpool midfielder Naby Kieta has suffered a freak injury ahead of the match against Manchester United. Jurgen Klopp is also disappointed with his injury.

The Reds are already short on players due to injuries. There are also rumors of Jurgen Klopp requesting the club to make signings in the last days of the window.


Naby Kieta was ready to play against Manchester United. However, he was not there in the matchday squad. The rumors of him leaving Liverpool started again. According to reports in Germany, a source close to his agent said that he was unhappy with his situation at Anfield. However, it looks like the player is not going anywhere. The midfielder is legitimately injured.

During the post-match press conference, Jurgen Klopp explained Kieta’s injury problems. He said, “Out of nothing, Naby fell out [of the squad], crazy.” Yesterday he was injured. It needs further assessment, but it doesn’t look like he will be in training tomorrow. “We need more assessment. He missed yesterday, today, and how much more, I don’t know.”


The other reports also state that there is concern around the severity of Kieta’s issue. This is also going to compound their problems after a disappointing loss against Manchester United. It is another blow for Klopp and Liverpool title race hopes. The injury is going to make Klopp think about getting reinforcements to grow louder.

There are only nine days before the closure of the transfer window. Hence, Liverpool needs to complete the deals smoothly and swiftly. The rumors about Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham continue to do rounds. However, Dortmund have already said that the midfielder is not for sale this summer. Klopp has also said the Reds will only bid if the player fits their formation and style of play.

Liverpool including Kieta are missing 10 players from the first-team squad due to injuries and suspensions. Hence, Jurgen Klopp needs signings to compete in all competitions and also manage the workload of the FIFA World Cup this year.

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