The Premier League is set to be back after the international break and Liverpool will be facing Watford in the matchday 8, but the reds will be missing two Brazilian players. Liverpool will be playing without Alisson Becker and Fabinho as both are released late from their international duty.
Both the Brazilian featured against Uruguay on Thursday in the World Cup qualifier match, were Brazil got passed their opponent by 4-1. And Liverpool playing against Watford is scheduled early on Saturday. Following which Alisson Becker and Fabinho are unlikely to fly to England for the fixture.
It is reported that Liverpool tried to schedule a delay time against Watford for the two Brazilian to make for the game. But the request was denied, whereas the delay would have been a no use in the current situation. As per UK covid rules, a person coming from another country has to be in a 10-day quarantine.
Following these, it is impossible for Liverpool to have Alisson Becker and Fabinho for the Watford clash. As per reports both of them will be directly flying to Spain as Liverpool will play against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League fixture. So, far Alisson Becker has kept 4 clean sheets playing in 9 games. While Fabinho has scored one goal and assist in 8 games.
Liverpool have some more names missing for the Watford clash
Apart from the Brazilian duo missing out on the Watford clash, there are some other names included in the list. Liverpool seems to be out of Diogo Jota option as the Portuguese may have a muscle injury.
While the reds are out of their first-choice right-back, Alexander Arnold as he is also resting after suffering an injury. That’s not the end of the list as it still includes the name of Sadio Mane Thiago Alcantara Divock Origi. Thiago and Origi are both out of the team after suffering an injury blow. While Mane is doubtful for the match after returning from the international break.
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