Liverpool have suffered a double injury blow on the two opposite ends of the pitch. Striker Diego Jota and goalkeeper Allison Becker have sustained injuries in training. The pair are unlikely to feature in the Reds’ preseason game against Crystal Palace.
According to statements made by Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp and quoted by The Athletic, Alisson missed the recent session because he “felt something” when warming up.
Ali was not 100 per cent earlier. He felt something while warming up so again we will have to see.
In addition, Diogo Jota sustained a repeat of the hamstring issue he initially sustained while playing with the Portugal national team in June. Klopp lamented his talisman’s absence.
Diogo, unlucky eh? He had an injury from the end of last season, he trained fully yesterday but got injured again. That’s really not cool. Now we have to wait for the results. He had an assessment this morning so we will have to see. It’s in the same area.
Thankfully for Liverpool fans, that was all the news he had on the injury front. He stressed on the need to be careful during the preseason, and take things step by step.
Should Liverpool Fans Worry?
Liverpool will miss the duo for their match against Crystal Palace. The Reds then face RB Leipzig and Salzburg, before taking part in the Community Shield against rivals Manchester City. They end their pre-season commitments after a game against Strasbourg and play their first Premier League game against Fulham.
Liverpool will hope that the two stars can make their return in due time for these games. Jota has a considerable amount of backup; it will be interesting to see how new signing Darwin Nunez adapts to the league. Allison however, is irreplaceable. Caoimhin Kelleher has proven his worth in the last two years, but Allison is on a whole other level. Moreover, there are doubts surrounding the Irishman’s future. Liverpool fans will hope that their number 1 is fit in due time.
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